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[gyoo-luh, goo-]
noun, plural gu·lae [gyoo-lee, goo-] /ˈgyu li, ˈgu-/, gu·las.
  1. Zoology.
    1. the upper part of the throat or gullet.
    2. the front or forward part of the neck.
  2. Architecture.
    1. a molding having a large hollow, as a cavetto.
    2. ogee(def 2).
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Origin of gula

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin: throat, gullet, appetite
Related formsgu·lar, adjectivein·ter·gu·lar, adjectivesub·gu·lar, adjective
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Examples from the Web for gula

Historical Examples of gula

  • E-kharsag-ella, temple of Gula in Babylon, meaning of name, 638.

    The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria

    Morris Jastrow

  • Gula, you say, visited Hermon in his studio, and it may be true.

  • They were the prettiest of all, and Gula brought the young girl to me.

  • Had he attracted Gula and her sister with similar sweet flatteries?

  • But she wondered gravely how Gula knew that they were not good.

    The Diva's Ruby

    F. Marion Crawford