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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
scotia, which has a noncircular curvature.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
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