vitta


vit·ta

noun \ˈvi-tə\
plural vit·tae \ˈvi-tē, ˈvi-ˌtē, ˈvi-ˌtī\

Definition of VITTA

1
:  stripe, streak
2
:  one of the oil tubes in the fruits of plants of the carrot family

Origin of VITTA

New Latin, from Latin, fillet; akin to Latin viēre to plait — more at wire
First Known Use: 1819

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