fusarole

noun
fu·​sa·​role | \ ˈfyüzəˌrōl \
plural -s

Definition of fusarole

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

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History and Etymology for fusarole

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 9 Mar. 2021.

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