Definition of pulvino in English:

pulvino

(also pulvin)

Pronunciation /pʌlˈviːnəʊ/

noun

Architecture
  • A dosseret resembling a cushion pressed down by a weight.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Athenaeum. From Italian pulvino from classical Latin pulvinus cushion, pillow, the architectural element being so called on account of its shape.