noun brec·cio·la \breˈchōlə, ˌbrechēˈō-, -eˈsh-, -esh-\

Definition of brecciola



  1. :  a limestone breccia that is deposited by turbid water and is intraformational in character

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Origin and Etymology of brecciola

Italian, from breccia + -ola -ole

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to criticize severely

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