caulicole

noun cau·li·cole \ˈkȯləˌkōl\
variants: less commonly

caulicolo

\kau̇ˈlēkəˌlō\

Definition of caulicole

plural

caulicoles

\-ˌkōlz\ or

caulicoli

\-kəˌlē\
  1. :  one of the eight stalks rising out of the leafage in a Corinthian capital and ending in leaves that support the volutes

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Origin and Etymology of caulicole

French & Italian; French caulicole, from Italian caulicolo, from Latin cauliculus, literally, little stalk, diminutive of caulis stalk — more at hole


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