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ἐχῖνος). The hedgehog or sea-urchin, and hence a name for things having a similar shape.


A pot, pitcher, or saltcellar (Hor. Sat. i. 6, 117).


The casket, probably of a cylindrical shape, in which documents were sealed up between the ἀνάκρισις and the trial.


In Doric architecture, the ovolo or convex part of the capital immediately beneath the abacus (Vitruv. iv. 3 and 7).

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