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Postby Grogie » Sun Oct 28, 2012 11:25 am

In droplike form. ''Rain falls in a guttulous way.''
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Re: Guttulous

Postby Perry Lassiter » Sun Oct 28, 2012 1:50 pm

That just sorta dropped in...from the sky, as it were.
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Re: Guttulous

Postby Philip Hudson » Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:42 pm

Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682), was an inveterate neologist.
He made up this and many other words out of whole cloth. Some of his coinages are vital to modern scientific discourse. This word never really made it. A Google search shows it to be in Webster's 1913 Dictionary. Grogie, how did you come upon it?
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