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 for Orillon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Orillon \O*ril"lon\, n. [F., lit., a little ear, from oreille an
     ear, fr. L. oricula, auricula, dim. of auris an ear. See
     Ear.] (Fort.)
     A semicircular projection made at the shoulder of a bastion
     for the purpose of covering the retired flank, -- found in
     old fortresses.
     [1913 Webster]

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