AOC

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

An abbreviation

Noun[edit]

AOC (plural AOCs)

  1. Initialism of Air Officer Commanding, a title used to refer to RAF officers holding certain command appointments.
    • 1934, Agatha Christie, chapter 8, in Murder on the Orient Express, London: HarperCollins, published 2017, page 128:
      'I stopped for one night to see Ur and the Chaldees and for three days in Baghdad with the A.O.C., who happens to be an old friend of mine.'.
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  3. Initialism of author of color

Etymology 2[edit]

From French AOC (appellation d'origine contrôlée, literally controlled designation of origin)

Noun[edit]

AOC (plural AOCs)

  1. A product branding name for wine from France which is strictly controlled.

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AOC f (plural AOC)

  1. Initialism of appellation d'origine contrôlée.