bocha

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Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin bucca. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French boche.

Noun[edit]

bocha f ‎(oblique plural bochas, nominative singular bocha, nominative plural bochas)

  1. mouth (anatomy)

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian boccia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bocha f (plural bochas)

  1. bowls; lawn bowls (sport where players roll balls such that they stop as close as possible to another ball)
  2. bowl (ball thrown by the player in lawn bowls)

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