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cu·let

 (kyo͞o′lĭt, kŭl′ĭt)
n.
1. The small flat face at the bottom of a gem cut as a brilliant.
2. Armor consisting of overlapping plates used to protect the buttocks.

[Obsolete French, diminutive of cul, rump, from Latin cūlus; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.]

culet

(ˈkjuːlɪt)
n
1. (Jewellery) jewellery the flat face at the bottom of a gem
2. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) either of the plates of armour worn at the small of the back
[C17: from obsolete French, diminutive of cul, from Latin cūlus bottom]

cu•let

(ˈkyu lɪt)

n.
1. the flat bottom surface of a faceted gemstone, parallel to the girdle.
2. plate armor for the haunches.
[1670–80; < French (obsolete) =cul bottom (< Latin cūlus buttocks) + -et -et]
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