culet


cu·let

noun \ˈkyü-lət, ˈkə-lət\

Definition of CULET

1
:  the small flat facet at the bottom of a brilliant parallel to the table — see brilliant illustration
2
:  plate armor covering the buttocks

Origin of CULET

French, from diminutive of cul backside, from Latin culus; akin to Old Irish cúl back
First Known Use: 1678

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