cavate

[ key-veyt ]
/ ˈkeɪ veɪt /
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adjective

hollowed out, as a space excavated from rock: cavate cliff dwellings.

Nearby words

  1. cavallini,
  2. cavalry,
  3. cavalry twill,
  4. cavalryman,
  5. cavan,
  6. cavatelli,
  7. cavatina,
  8. cave,
  9. cave art,
  10. cave bear

Origin of cavate

1725–35; < Latin cavātus made hollow (past participle), equivalent to cav(āre) to hollow + -ātus -ate1

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