volution

noun
vo·lu·tion | \ vəˈlüshən \
plural -s

Definition of volution 

1 : a rolling or revolving motion

2 : a spiral turn : twist, convolution

3 : a whorl of a spiral shell : volute

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History and Etymology for volution

Latin volutus (past participle of volvere to roll) + English -ion

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