cauliculus definition

  • noun:
    • when you look at the Corinthian money, one of the eight stalks rising out from the lower leafage and terminating in leaves which seem to offer the volutes.
    • In the Corinthian capital, the eight stalks increasing out of the reduced leafage and terminating in leaves which apparently offer the volutes. See illust. of Corinthian order, under Corinthian.
    • In design, among reduced limbs or leaves in the typical Corinthian capital, springing through the caules or primary stalks which support the volutes.
    • In botany, just like caulicle.
    • In insect structure, the more expensive associated with the two elements of the double stalk associated with so-called mushroom figures in mind of specific pests. See mushroom *body.

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