archetto

[ ahr-ket-oh ]
/ ɑrˈkɛt oʊ /

noun, plural ar·chet·tos. Ceramics.

a tool, consisting of a bow strung with wire, for trimming excess material from a piece being modeled.

Nearby words

  1. archery,
  2. arches,
  3. arches national park,
  4. archespore,
  5. archesporium,
  6. archetypal,
  7. archetype,
  8. archetypical,
  9. archfiend,
  10. archi

Origin of archetto

< Italian, equivalent to arc(o) bow (see arc) + -etto -et

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