hedgehog or sea-urchin, the name of things having a similar shape.
1. A pot or pitcher (Hesych. sub voce
6.91; Hor. Sat.
1.6, 117, 2.8, 52).
2. The casket, probably of a cylindrical shape, in which documents were
sealed up between the ἀνάκρισις
trial [DIKÉ, p. 630 a
3. In Doric architecture, the ovolo or convex part of the capital immediately
beneath the abacus (Vitr. 4.3
and 7). See
illustrations, pp. 3 a,