gutta


gut·ta

noun \ˈgə-tə, ˈg-tə\
plural gut·tae \ˈgə-ˌtē, ˈg-, -ˌtī\

Definition of GUTTA

:  one of a series of ornaments in the Doric entablature that is usually in the form of a frustum of a cone

Origin of GUTTA

Latin, literally, drop
First Known Use: 1563

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