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Definition of dado noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dado

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdeɪdəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdeɪdoʊ//
 
(pl. dados, (North American English)dadoes)
 
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the lower part of the wall of a room when it is a different colour or material from the top part Word Origin mid 17th cent. (denoting the main part of a pedestal, above the base): from Italian, literally ‘dice or cube’, from Latin datum ‘something given, starting point’ neuter past participle of dare ‘give’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dado

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