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Related to cavetto: cavetto cornice

cove molding, cavetto

A molding having a concave face; often used as trim.

cavetto, gorge, hollow, throat, trochilus

examples of a cavetto
A hollow member or round concave molding containing at least the quadrant of a circle, used in cornices and between the tori of bases, etc. Erroneously called scotia, which has a noncircular curvature.
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