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4 letters words from 'arco'

ACRO 6ARCO 6
ORCA 6 

3 letters words from 'arco'

ARC 5CAR 5
COR 5OAR 3
OCA 5ORA 3
ORC 5ROC 5

2 letters words from 'arco'

AR 2OR 2

All 4 letters words made out of arco

arco raco acro caro rcao crao aroc raoc aorc oarc roac orac acor caor aocr oacr coar ocar rcoa croa roca orca cora ocra

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Definitions and meaning of arco

arco

Etymology

From Italian arco (bow). Doublet of arch and arc.

Adverb

arco (not comparable)

  1. (music) A note in string instrument musical notation indicating that the bow is to be used in the usual way, usually following a passage that is played pizzicato.

Anagrams

  • AOCR, Caro, Cora, RAOC, Roca, acro, acro-, ocra, orca

Galician

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese arco, from Latin arcus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɾko̝/

Noun

arco m (plural arcos)

  1. bow (weapon)
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 398:
      Et el tragía en sua mão hũ arco, en que nõ auj́a madeyra, mays era todo feyto de coyros cruus et de neruos engrudidos per grãde arte et per grã maestría
      He was carrying a bow in his hand, not made of wood, but completely made with crude hides and glued tendons, with great art and great mastery
  2. (geometry) arc
  3. (architecture) arch
  4. hoop (of a barrel)
  5. each one of the circles of a water wheel
  6. Moon's halo

Derived terms

  • Arco
  • arco da vella
  • Arcos
  • Fontarcade
  • Fonte Arcada

References

  • “arco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “arco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “arco” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “arco” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian

Etymology

From Latin arcus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erkʷo- (bow, arrow).

Pronunciation

Noun

arco m (plural archi)

  1. bow (weapon)
  2. (music) bow (used to play string instruments)
  3. (geometry) arc
  4. (architecture) arch

Related terms

See also

  • freccia f (weaponry)
  • balestra f (weaponry)
  • archetto m (weaponry)
  • arcata f (architecture)
  • volta f (architecture)
  • curva f (by extension)
  • curvatura f (by extension)
  • gamma f
  • ventaglio m
  • spettro m
  • schieramento m (politics)
  • corso m (figurative)
  • periodo m (figurative)

Anagrams

  • acro, caro, ocra, orca, roca

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese arco, arquo (arch, bow), from Latin arcus (bow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erkʷo- (bow, arrow)

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈaɾ.ku/
  • (Paulista) IPA(key): /ˈaɹ.ku/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈaɻ.ko/
  • (Carioca) IPA(key): /ˈaχ.ku/
  • (Nordestino) IPA(key): /ˈah.ku/

Noun

arco m (plural arcos)

  1. (geometry) arc
  2. arc, curve
    Synonym: curva
  3. (architecture) arch
  4. bow (weapon)
    Synonym: arco-e-flecha
  5. bow (rod used to play stringed instruments)
  6. (dentistry) archwire (orthodontic wire conforming to the alveolar or dental arch)
  7. (ophthalmology) arcus (white band of cholesterol that forms at the edge of the cornea)

Derived terms

Related terms

  • (rod used to play stringed instruments): violino
  • Verb

    arco

    1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of arcar

    Spanish

    Etymology

    From Latin arcus (whence English archery), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erkʷo- (bow, arrow). Cognate with English arc and arch.

    Noun

    arco m (plural arcos)

    1. bow (a weapon made of a curved piece of wood or other flexible material whose ends are connected by a string, used for shooting arrows)
    2. (music) bow (a rod with horsehair (or an artificial substitute) stretched between the ends, used for playing various stringed musical instruments)
    3. (geometry) arc
    4. (architecture) arch
    5. (sports, Latin America) goal (structure)

    Derived terms

    See also

    • flecha

    Further reading

    • “arco” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

    Source: wiktionary.org
    • (Italian) the bow of a stringed instrument.
      (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)