archetto

[ahr-ket-oh]
noun, plural ar·chet·tos. Ceramics.
  1. a tool, consisting of a bow strung with wire, for trimming excess material from a piece being modeled.

Origin of archetto

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