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n. pl. gut·tae (gŭt′ē′)
1. Architecture One of a series of small ornaments in the shape of truncated cones used on a Doric entablature.
2. Abbr. gt. Pharmacology A drop, as of liquid medicine.
[Middle English, from Latin, drop.]
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n, pl -tae (-tiː)
1. (Architecture) architect one of a set of small droplike ornaments, esp as used on the architrave of a Doric entablature
2. (Pharmacology) med (formerly used in writing prescriptions) a technical name for drop2Abbreviation: gt
[C16: from Latin: a drop]
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n., pl. gut•tae (ˈgʌt i)
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.
[1350–1400; Middle English goute, gutta < Latin gutta a drop]
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