braccio

[ brah-choh, -chee-oh ]
/ ˈbrɑ tʃoʊ, -tʃiˌoʊ /

noun, plural brac·cia [brah-chuh, -chee-uh]. /ˈbrɑ tʃə, -tʃi ə/.

an old Italian unit of length, usually about 26 or 27 inches (66 or 68 centimeters), but varying between 18 and 28 inches (46 and 71 centimeters).

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Origin of braccio

First recorded in 1750–60; from Italian: literally, “an arm,” from Latin bracchium; see brace
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