noun, plural o·vo·li [oh-vuh-lahy]. /ˈoʊ vəˌlaɪ/. Architecture.
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Echinus (e-kīnus), in architecture, the ovolo or quarter-round convex moulding, seen in capitals of the Doric order.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The term is sometimes given to the ovolo of the Ionic capital, especially when curved with the egg-and-tongue enrichment.
Ovolo, a moulding, the profile of which resembles the outline of an egg, used in Classic architecture.Architecture|Thomas Roger Smith
I imagined a base of a form naturally cylindrical, with ovolo mouldings.