WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
- Sporta type of lawn bowling played usually on a long, narrow dirt court:The old Italian men were playing their fiftieth game of boccie.
- Sportan Italian variety of lawn bowling played on a dirt court that is shorter and narrower than the rink of a bowling green.
- Vulgar Latin *bottia round body
- Italian bocce bowls, plural of boccia ball