recce

noun, often attributive
rec·​ce | \ ˈre-kē How to pronounce recce (audio) \

Definition of recce

First Known Use of recce

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for recce

by shortening & alteration

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“Recce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recce. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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