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volute

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noun vo·lute \və-ˈlüt\

Definition of volute

  1. 1 :  a spiral or scroll-shaped form

  2. 2 :  a spiral scroll-shaped ornament forming the chief feature of the Ionic capital

  3. 3 a :  any of various marine gastropod mollusks (family Volutidae) with a thick short-spired shell b :  the shell of a volute

volute or voluted play \-ˈlü-təd\ adjective



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