melon-bulb

[ mel-uhn-buhlb ]
/ ˈmɛl ənˌbʌlb /

noun Furniture.

a large, bulbous turning, sometimes with surface carving, found especially on the legs and posts of Elizabethan and Jacobean furniture.

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