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.'.
  2. Initialism of age of consent
  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.