Gutta
Gutta Gut"ta, n.; pl. {Gutt[AE]}. [L.] 1. A drop. [1913 Webster]

2. (Arch.) One of a series of ornaments, in the form of a frustum of a cone, attached to the lower part of the triglyphs, and also to the lower faces of the mutules, in the Doric order; -- called also {campana}, and {drop}. [1913 Webster]

{Gutta serena} [L., lit. serene or clear drop] (Med.), amaurosis.

{Gutt[ae] band} (Arch.), the listel or band from which the gutt[ae] hang. [1913 Webster]


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