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noun (f., 3
A kind of ivy
A kind of willow
a whorl, a small ornament on the capital of Corinthian columns
helix, icis, f.
, = ἕλιξ (wound, twisted). A kind of ivy, Cic. Univ. 9, 27; Plin. 16, 34, 62, § 145 sqq.
— A kind of willow, Plin. 16, 37, 69, § 177.
— In archit., a whorl, a small ornament on the capital of Corinthian columns, Vitr. 4, 1, 12.