parmaco-

word-forming element meaning "drug, medicine," also "poison," from Latinized form of Greek pharmako-, comb. form of pharmakon "drug, poison" (see pharmacy).


Nearby words

  1. parma,
  2. parma ham,
  3. parma heights,
  4. parma violet,
  5. parmaceutics,
  6. parmenides,
  7. parmentier,
  8. parmesan,
  9. parmesan cheese,
  10. parmigiana

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