WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
dan•cette (dan set′),USA pronunciation n. [Archit.]
- Architecturean ornamental zigzag, as in a molding.
- Late Latin denticātus, derivative of Latin dēns tooth (see -ic, -ate1)
- variant of dancetté, heraldry term denoting a zigzag line, probably alteration (see -ette) of French denché indented 1830–40