fi•an•chet•toPronunciation: (fē"un-ket'ō, -chet'ō), [key]
—n., pl. -chet•tiPronunciation: (-ket'ē, -chet'ē), [key]
the development of a bishop, in an opening move, by advancing one or two pawns so as to permit movement along the bishop's diagonal.
to set up or develop as a fianchetto.
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