regula

noun reg·u·la \ˈregyələ\

Definition of regula

plural

regulae

\-ˌlē\
  1. 1 :  an architectural band or fillet especially when one of a series beneath the taenia in a Doric architrave of which each corresponds to a triglyph above and has a row of six guttae on its lower side

  2. 2 :  rule the authoritative regula for community life

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Origin and Etymology of regula

Latin regula straightedge, rule


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