hollowed out, as a space excavated from rock: cavate cliff dwellings.
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How to use cavate in a sentence
Later in the season the party visited the cavate ruins near Santa Clara, previously explored by Mr. Stevenson.Seventh Annual Report | Various
These cavate lodges afford a fair idea of the best known of these prehistoric dwellings in this part of Arizona.
These cavate rooms were arranged tier above tier in a very irregular way.
There are several square ruins on top of the mesa above the cavate dwellings.
The position of the cavate dwellings is a disadvantageous one to reach any cultivated fields if defenders were necessary.