Echinus

Noun

  • (architecture) The egg-and-anchor or egg-and-dart moulding, because often identified with the Roman Doric capital.
  • (architecture) The quarter-round moulding (ovolo) of the Roman Doric style.
  • (architecture) The rounded moulding forming the bell of the capital of the Grecian Doric style, which is of a peculiar elastic curve.

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