gula

[ gyoo-luh, goo- ]
/ ˈgyu lə, ˈgu- /

noun, plural gu·lae [gyoo-lee, goo-] /ˈgyu li, ˈgu-/, gu·las.

Zoology.
  1. the upper part of the throat or gullet.
  2. the front or forward part of the neck.
Architecture.
  1. a molding having a large hollow, as a cavetto.
  2. ogee(def 2).

Nearby words

  1. gujarat states,
  2. gujarati,
  3. gujju,
  4. gujranwala,
  5. gul,
  6. gulag,
  7. gular,
  8. gulbarga,
  9. gulbenkian,
  10. gulch

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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British Dictionary definitions for gular

gular

/ (ˈɡuːlə, ˈɡjuː-) /

adjective

anatomy of, relating to, or situated in the throat or oesophagus

Word Origin for gular

C19: from Latin gula throat

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