gutta

noun
gut·​ta | \ ˈgə-tə How to pronounce gutta (audio) , ˈgu̇-tə How to pronounce gutta (audio) \
plural guttae\ ˈgə-​ˌtē How to pronounce guttae (audio) , ˈgu̇-​ , -​ˌtī \

Definition of gutta

: one of a series of ornaments in the Doric entablature that is usually in the form of a frustum of a cone

First Known Use of gutta

1563, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gutta

Latin, literally, drop

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