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gutta , ae (archaic
I.gen. sing. guttaiï, Lucr. 6, 614), f. etym. dub., a drop of a fluid (cf.: stilla, stiria).
B. Transf.
2. In archit., a small ornament under the triglyphs of a Doric column, drops, Vitr. 4, 3.—
II. Trop., a drop, i. e. a little bit, a little (ante-class. and very rare): “gutta dulcedinis,Lucr. 4, 1060: “certi consilī,Plaut. Ps. 1, 4, 4.
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