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a combining form meaning “bad,” occurring in loanwords from Greek (cacodemon); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (cacogenics).
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Also especially before a vowel, cac-.
Origin of caco-
<Greek, combining form of kakós
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How to use caco- in a sentence
Coca, caco, tobacco and most of the fruits and vegetables of the tropics are also produced.
Caballerito, doy a usted las gracias por haberme advertido los 6666 ruines propsitos de esos palurdos ms malos que Caco.Doa Perfecta|Benito Prez Galds
Michelangelo said one day to Ammanati, "Nelle mie opere caco sangue."Michelangelo|Romain Rolland
Among its exports are sugar, coffee, caco, tobacco and fruit.
Although it is found growing wild, caco is cultivated to a limited extent, and the product is insufficient for home consumption.
British Dictionary definitions for caco-
bad, unpleasant, or incorrectcacophony
Word Origin for caco-
from Greek kakos bad
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