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.
- A spiral scroll-like ornament such as that used on an Ionic capital.
- A spiral formation, such as one of the whorls of a gastropod shell.
- Any of various marine gastropod mollusks of the family Volutidae, having a spiral, often colorfully marked shell.