Definitions for vittaˈvɪt ə; ˈvɪt i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vit•taˈvɪt ə; ˈvɪt i(n.)(pl.)vit•tae

  1. a tube or receptacle for oil, occurring in the fruits of most plants of the parsley family.

    Category: Botany

  2. Zool. a streak or stripe of color on the body.

    Category: Botany, Zoology

Origin of vitta:

1685–95; < L: ribbon, fillet, akin to viēre to weave together



  1. vitta(Noun)

    A longitudinal stripe

  2. vitta(Noun)

    An oil tube in the fruit of some plants

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vitta(noun)

    one of the oil tubes in the fruit of umbelliferous plants

  2. Vitta(noun)

    a band, or stripe, of color


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