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vitta

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Pronunciation: /ˈvɪtə
 
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Definition of vitta in English:

noun (plural vittae /ˈvɪtiː/)

Zoology
A band or stripe of colour.

Origin

early 19th century: from Latin, literally 'band, chaplet'.

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