noun, plural ar·cae [ahr-see] /ˈɑr si/.

a chest for valuables, used in medieval Spain and Italy.


Nearby words

  1. arc welding,
  2. arc, d',
  3. arc-back,
  4. arc-boutant,
  5. arc-jet engine,
  6. arcade,
  7. arcade game,
  8. arcaded,
  9. arcadia,
  10. arcadian

Origin of arca

< Latin: chest, box. See ark

a punta d'arco

[ah poo n-tuh dahr-koh; Italian ah poon-tah dahr-kaw]

adverb Music.

(of performance of a musical passage for a stringed instrument) with the point of the bow.

Origin of a punta d'arco

From Italian; see origin at ad-, point, arc Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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