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CANALIC´ULUS

CANALIC´ULUS a small channel or canal (Vitr. 10.14; Col. 8.15, 6), is also used in the following special senses:--to denote (1) the channel or barrel of a catapult (Vitr. 10.15); (2) a splint (Cels. 8.2); (3) the grooves carved on the face of a triglyph between the three uprights (femina, μηροί), while those at each end where the outside femina sank to the level of the metope were called semicanaliculi. [CANALIS, COLUMNA.]

[J.H.F]

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