a combining form representing Turkish or Turkic in compound words.

Also Turko-.

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/ (ˈtɜːkəʊ) /

noun plural -cos

(formerly) an Algerian serving in the light infantry of the French army

Word Origin for Turco

C19: via French from Italian: a Turk



combining form

indicating Turkey or TurkishTurco-Greek
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