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Italian, from o sia or let it be, from o or (from Latin aut) + sia let it be, be it, 3d person singular present subjunctive of essere to be, from Latin esse
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“Ossia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ossia. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.
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