a combining form meaning “cheek,” “mouth,” used in the formation of compound words: buccolingual.
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Origin of bucco-
<Latin bucc(a) lower cheek, jaw, mouth + -o-
Words nearby bucco-
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Example sentences from the Web for bucco-
Maccus and Bucco were stock characters in the Atellan farce.The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura|Lucius Apuleius
The only bird I saw was a Bucco, which in voice resembled the green one of the plains.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
Maccus and Bucco bear a strong resemblance to the two Zanni.The Memoirs of Count Carlo Gozzi; Volume the first|Count Carlo Gozzi
Medical definitions for bucco-
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