Cavetto meaning

kə-vĕtō
A concave molding with a cross section that approximates a quarter circle.
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(archit.) A concave molding with a curve of 90°
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(architecture) A concave moulding.
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Origin of cavetto

  • Italian diminutive of cavo hollow from Latin cavus keuə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Italian cavetto, from cavo (“hollow”), Latin cavus.

    From Wiktionary