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braccio

[brah-choh, -chee-oh] /ˈbrɑ tʃoʊ, -tʃiˌoʊ/
noun, plural braccia
[brah-chuh, -chee-uh] /ˈbrɑ tʃə, -tʃi ə/ (Show IPA)
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).
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60; < Italian: literally, an arm < Latin bracchium; see brace
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