noun, plural ca·vet·tos, ca·vet·ti [kuh-vet-ee; Italian kah-vet-tee] /kəˈvɛt i; Italian kɑˈvɛt ti/, Architecture.
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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