gula

noun
gu·​la | \ ˈg(y)ülə \
plural gulae\ ˈg(y)üˌlē , ˈgüˌlī \ or gulas

Definition of gula

1a : the upper front of the neck next to the chin : the upper throat
b : a plate in many insects including most beetles that forms the central part of the lower surface of the head and supports the submentum
2a : a molding or group of moldings having a large hollow
b : ogee

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History and Etymology for gula

Middle English, from Latin, throat, gullet

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“Gula.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gula. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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