noun, plural ca·vet·tos, ca·vet·ti [kuh-vet-ee; Italian kah-vet-tee] /kəˈvɛt i; Italian kɑˈvɛt ti/, Architecture.
- cavernous nerve of penis,
- cavernous rale,
- cavernous sinus,
- cavernous sinus syndrome,
Origin of cavetto
Examples from the Web for cavetto
Yet the Torcello base resembles these Gothic ones both in expansion beneath and in depth of cavetto above.The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)|John Ruskin
Cavetto, ka-vet′to, n. a hollowed moulding whose curvature is the quarter of a circle, used chiefly in cornices.
One of the most distinctive mouldings is the cavetto, a wide shallow hollow in the centre of a group of mouldings.English Villages|P. H. Ditchfield