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

  Volute \Vo*lute"\, n. [F. volute (cf. It. voluta), L. voluta,
     from volvere, volutum, to roll. See Voluble.]
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     1. (Arch.) 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.
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     2. (Zool.) A spiral turn, as in certain shells.
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     3. (Zool.) Any voluta.
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     Volute spiring, a spring formed of a spiral scroll of
        plate, rod, or wire, extended or extensible in the
        direction of the axis of the coil, in which direction its
        elastic force is exerted and employed.
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