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[ahr-kuh] /ˈɑr kə/
noun, plural arcae
[ahr-see] /ˈɑr si/ (Show IPA)
a chest for valuables, used in medieval Spain and Italy.
Origin of arca
< Latin: chest, box. See ark Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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