Definition of gula
gulae\ˈg(y)üˌlē, ˈgüˌlī\ or
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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Origin and Etymology of gula
Middle English, from Latin, throat, gullet — more at glutton
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