Definitions for "Corinthian order"
the most ornate of the classical Greek orders of architecture, characterized by slender fluted column with a bell-shaped capital decorated with stylized acanthus leaves; variations of this order were extensively used by the Romans.
the most ornate of the major Greek systems of architectural proportioning and decoration, its capitals are characteristically bell-shaped and enveloped in outward curling Acanthus leaves.
the last Greek order; similar to the Ionic order except the capital is decorated with carvings of acanthus leaves