noun, plural o·vo·li [oh-vuh-lahy] /ˈoʊ vəˌlaɪ/. Architecture.
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I imagined a base of a form naturally cylindrical, with ovolo mouldings.
Echinus (e-kīnus), in architecture, the ovolo or quarter-round convex moulding, seen in capitals of the Doric order.The New Gresham Encyclopedia
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