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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Cauliculus  \Cau*lic"u*lus\  (k[add]*l[i^]k"[-u]*l[u^]s),  n.;  pl 
  {Cauliculi}  (-l[imac]).  [L.  cauliculus  little  stalk,  dim.  of 
  caulis.]  (Arch.) 
  In  the  Corinthian  capital,  one  of  the  eight  stalks  rising  out 
  of  the  lower  leafage  and  terminating  in  leaves  which  seem  to 
  support  the  volutes.  See  {Illust}.  of  {Corinthian  order}, 
  under  {Corinthian}.