- hollowed out, as a space excavated from rock: cavate cliff dwellings.
Origin of cavate
Examples from the Web for cavate
Historical Examples of cavate
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.
All available evidence would indicate that the cavate dwellings were permanent habitations.