- resembling a drop; having droplike markings.
Origin of guttate
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- (esp of plants) covered with small drops or droplike markings, esp oil glands
- resembling a drop or drops
C19: from Latin guttātus dappled, from gutta a drop
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- Having the shape of or resembling drops, as certain cutaneous lesions.
- Spotted as if by drops.
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