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regula

[reg-yuh-luh] /ˈrɛg yə lə/
noun, plural regulae
[reg-yuh-lee] /ˈrɛg yəˌli/ (Show IPA)
1.
(in a Doric entablature) a fillet, continuing a triglyph beneath the taenia, from which guttae are suspended.
Also called guttae band.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Latin rēgula ruler, pattern (akin to rēx king, regere to rule; see -ule)
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