narco

[ nahr-koh ]
/ ˈnɑr koʊ /

noun, plural nar·cos.Slang.

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Origin of narco

Shortening of narcotic; cf. -o

Definition for narco (2 of 2)

narco-

a combining form meaning “stupor,” “narcosis,” used in the formation of compound words: narcodiagnosis.
Also especially before a vowel, narc-.

Origin of narco-

<Greek nárk(ē) numbness, stiffness + -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for narco

narco-

sometimes before a vowel narc-


combining form

indicating numbness or torpornarcolepsy
connected with or derived from illicit drug productionnarcoeconomies

Word Origin for narco-

from Greek narkē numbness
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Medical definitions for narco

narco-

pref.

Numbness; stupor; lethargy:narcolepsy.
Narcotic:narcoanalysis.
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