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noun, plural reg·u·lae [reg-yuh-lee] /ˈrɛg yəˌli/.
  1. (in a Doric entablature) a fillet, continuing a triglyph beneath the taenia, from which guttae are suspended.
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Origin of regula

1555–65; < Latin rēgula ruler, pattern (akin to rēx king, regere to rule; see -ule)
Also called guttae band.
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