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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
They are of similar size and general appearance to the ordinary ovolo moulding plane.Woodwork Joints|William Fairham
Ovolo, a moulding, the profile of which resembles the outline of an egg, used in Classic architecture.Architecture|Thomas Roger Smith
A simple, hand-tooled ovolo ornaments the jambs and architrave casings of the keyed arch.
A reeded ovolo and deeply cut and drilled denticulated member lend sufficient emphasis to the string course of the cornice.