). The hedgehog or sea-urchin, and hence a name for
things having a similar shape.
A pot, pitcher, or saltcellar (Hor. Sat. i. 6,
The casket, probably of a cylindrical shape, in which documents were sealed up between the
and the trial.
In Doric architecture, the ovolo or convex part of the capital immediately beneath the
abacus (Vitruv. iv. 3 and 7).