Definition of Echinus

Echinus n. means: The quarter-round molding (ovolo) of the Roman Doric style. See Illust. of Column

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Echinus n. means: The quarter-round molding (ovolo) of the Roman Doric style. See Illust. of Column

Meaning of Echinus

Echinus (n.) means: The quarter-round molding (ovolo) of the Roman Doric style. See Illust. of Column

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Echini (pl. ): of Echinus

Echinus (n.): A hedgehog.

Capstone (n.): A fossil echinus of the genus Cannulus; -- so called from its supposed resemblance to a cap.

Echinus (n.): A genus of echinoderms, including the common edible sea urchin of Europe.

Echinus (n.): The quarter-round molding (ovolo) of the Roman Doric style. See Illust. of Column

Fusarole (n.): A molding generally placed under the echinus or quarter round of capitals in the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders of architecture.

Echinus (n.): The rounded molding forming the bell of the capital of the Grecian Doric style, which is of a peculiar elastic curve. See Entablature.

Echinus (n.): A name sometimes given to the egg and anchor or egg and dart molding, because that ornament is often identified with Roman Doric capital. The name probably alludes to the shape of the shell of the sea urchin.

Anchor (n.): Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; -- a part of the ornaments of certain moldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.

Gorgerin (n.): In some columns, that part of the capital between the termination of the shaft and the annulet of the echinus, or the space between two neck moldings; -- called also neck of the capital, and hypotrachelium. See Illust. of Column.

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Meaning of Echini

Echini means: of Echinus

Meaning of Echinus

Echinus means: A hedgehog.

Meaning of Capstone

Capstone means: A fossil echinus of the genus Cannulus; -- so called from its supposed resemblance to a cap.

Meaning of Echinus

Echinus means: A genus of echinoderms, including the common edible sea urchin of Europe.

Meaning of Echinus

Echinus means: The quarter-round molding (ovolo) of the Roman Doric style. See Illust. of Column

Meaning of Fusarole

Fusarole means: A molding generally placed under the echinus or quarter round of capitals in the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders of architecture.

Meaning of Echinus

Echinus means: The rounded molding forming the bell of the capital of the Grecian Doric style, which is of a peculiar elastic curve. See Entablature.

Meaning of Echinus

Echinus means: A name sometimes given to the egg and anchor or egg and dart molding, because that ornament is often identified with Roman Doric capital. The name probably alludes to the shape of the shell of the sea urchin.

Meaning of Anchor

Anchor means: Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; -- a part of the ornaments of certain moldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.

Meaning of Gorgerin

Gorgerin means: In some columns, that part of the capital between the termination of the shaft and the annulet of the echinus, or the space between two neck moldings; -- called also neck of the capital, and hypotrachelium. See Illust. of Column.

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