acca

noun

ac·​ca
ˈakə
plural -s
: a gold and silk brocade of medieval origin

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin, probably from Acca, Accho, ancient city of Syria (now Acre, Israel), its place of export

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of acca was in 1876

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“Acca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acca. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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