Dado - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdeɪdoʊ|  American pronunciation of the word dado
Brit.  |ˈdeɪdəʊ|  British pronunciation of the word dado


- panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall (syn: wainscot)
- the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase
- a rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it


- provide with a dado
- cut a dado into or fit into a dado


The owners wanted to dado their dining room

Word forms

singular: dado
plural: dados or dadoes
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