- a combining form representing Turkish or Turkic in compound words.
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Examples from the Web for turco
Now, this is exactly what Turco is doing at Munich and Dresden.
As I looked back, the elder musician was a most perfect picture of the Turco.Four Years in Rebel Capitals
T. C. DeLeon
One Turco, more gallant than his fellows, refused to leave the line and joined the 16th Battalion.The Great War As I Saw It
Frederick George Scott
This Turco—or African soldier—suffered from a torn tongue, cut by a bullet, which traversed his cheek.America's War for Humanity
Thomas Herbert Russell
Turco is safe this time; and, better still, he need never bark again till next Easter and another Budget.
- (formerly) an Algerian serving in the light infantry of the French army
C19: via French from Italian: a Turk
- indicating Turkey or TurkishTurco-Greek