caulis definition

  • noun:
    • Each of the main stalks which support the volutes and helices of a Corinthian capital.
    • The stalk of a plant, specially a herbaceous stem with its all-natural condition.
    • An herbaceous or woody stem which bears leaves, and may keep plants.
    • In design, one of the most significant stalks or leaves which spring from between your acanthusleaves for the second row on each side of the typical Corinthian money, consequently they are held to support the volutes at the angles. Compare cauliculus
    • In botany, the stem of a plant.

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