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 (gŭt′āt′) also gut·tat·ed (-ā′tĭd)
1. Having or resembling drops.
2. Spotted as if by drops.

[Latin guttātus, speckled, from gutta, drop.]
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(ˈɡʌteɪt) or


1. (Biology) (esp of plants) covered with small drops or droplike markings, esp oil glands
2. (Biology) resembling a drop or drops
[C19: from Latin guttātus dappled, from gutta a drop]
gutˈtation n
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