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gutta

play
noun gut·ta \ˈgə-tə, ˈgu̇-tə\

Definition of gutta

plural

guttae

play \ˈgə-ˌtē, ˈgu̇-, -ˌtī\
  1. :  one of a series of ornaments in the Doric entablature that is usually in the form of a frustum of a cone



Origin and Etymology of gutta

Latin, literally, drop


First Known Use: 1563


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