plural -s
: a rounded usually beaded convex molding placed under the echinus of capitals in the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders

Word History


French fusarolle, fusarole, from obsolete Italian fusarola (now fusaiuola), from fuso spindle, shaft of a column, from Latin fusus spindle

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“Fusarole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fusarole. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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