- the upper part of the throat or gullet.
- the front or forward part of the neck.
- a molding having a large hollow, as a cavetto.
- ogee(def 2).
Origin of gula
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin: throat, gullet, appetite
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Examples from the Web for gular
"Speak, First Officer," said the Lyran, his gular pouches throbbing.Join Our Gang?
Sterling E. Lanier
Space around and before the eye generally bare, as is a portion of the gular sac.
Many species of the genus have a gular sac, opening anteriorly between the jaws.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia
Frank Evers Beddard
The gular scutes, on the anterior edge of the forelobe, become worn long before other plastral laminae do.
Head, gular sac, and a small part of neck, destitute of feathers.
- anatomy of, relating to, or situated in the throat or oesophagus
C19: from Latin gula throat
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