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CAULICULUS (from Lat. caulis, a stalk)

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Originally appearing in Volume V05, Page 557 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CAULICULUS (from Lat. caulis, a stalk), in architecture, the stalks (eight in number) with two leaves from which rise the helices or spiral scrolls of the Corinthian capital to support the abacus.
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