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Definition of volute:

  1. A spiral scroll which forms the chief feature of the Ionic capital, and which, on a much smaller scale, is a feature in the Corinthian and Composite capitals. See Illust. of Capital, also Helix, and Stale.
  2. A spiral turn, as in certain shells.
  3. Any voluta.


verticillated, whorled, helix, coiled, turbinate, ringlet, curl, coiling, roll, curlicue, helical, gyre, scroll, genus Helix, spiraling, voluted, whorl, lock, spiral, coil, verticillate.

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