bocca

noun

boc·​ca
ˈbōkə,
ˈbäkə
plural -s
1
: the mouth of a glass furnace
2
: a vent on the side or near the base of an active volcano from which lava issues

Word History

Etymology

Italian, mouth, from Latin bucca cheek, mouth

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“Bocca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bocca. Accessed 25 Apr. 2024.

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