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A.Word.A.Daywith Anu Garg
1. A drop.
2. One of a series of ornaments, typically in the shape of a truncated cone on buildings (in the Doric order in classical architecture).
From Latin gutta (drop). Earliest documented use: 1398.
“Guttae occasionally are pyramid-shaped with flat sides rather than cones or cylinders.”
Stephen Mouzon & Susan Henderson; Traditional Construction Patterns; McGraw-Hill; 2004.
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