plural regulae
: 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
: rule
the authoritative regula for community life

Word History


Latin regula straightedge, rule

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“Regula.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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