culet

noun
cu·let | \ 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

First Known Use of culet

1678, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for culet

French, from diminutive of cul backside, from Latin culus; akin to Old Irish cúl back

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