Definitions for "Echinus"
Keywords:  doric, ovolo, abacus, urchin, convex
A genus of echinoderms, including the common edible sea urchin of Europe.
The rounded molding forming the bell of the capital of the Grecian Doric style, which is of a peculiar elastic curve. See Entablature.
The quarter-round molding (ovolo) of the Roman Doric style. See Illust. of Column
Keywords:  hedgehog
A hedgehog.