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gutta

[ guht-uh ]
/ ˈgʌt ə /
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noun, plural gut·tae [guht-ee]. /ˈgʌt i/.
a drop, or something resembling one.
Also called drop. Architecture. one of a series of pendent ornaments, generally in the form of a frustum of a cone, attached to the undersides of the mutules of the Doric entablature.
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Origin of gutta

1350–1400; Middle English goute, gutta<Latin gutta a drop
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British Dictionary definitions for gutta

gutta
/ (ˈɡʌtə) /

noun plural -tae (-tiː)
architect one of a set of small droplike ornaments, esp as used on the architrave of a Doric entablature
med (formerly used in writing prescriptions) a technical name for drop (def. 2) Abbreviation: gt

Word Origin for gutta

C16: from Latin: a drop
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