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braccio

[brah-choh, -chee-oh]
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noun, plural brac·cia [brah-chuh, -chee-uh] /ˈbrɑ tʃə, -tʃi ə/.
  1. an old Italian unit of length, usually about 26 or 27 inches (66 or 68 cm), but varying between 18 and 28 inches (46 and 71 cm).
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Origin of braccio

1750–60; < Italian: literally, an arm < Latin bracchium; see brace
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