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Turco-

  1. a combining form representing Turkish or Turkic in compound words.


Turco

1

/ ˈtɜːkəʊ /

noun

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


Turco-

2

combining_form

  1. indicating Turkey or Turkish

    Turco-Greek

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Turco-1

C19: via French from Italian: a Turk
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Example Sentences

That day we were given the task of retaking the greater part of the trenches which the Turco troops had lost the day preceding.

As I looked back, the elder musician was a most perfect picture of the Turco.

A great Turco in fez, blouse, and short, baggy breeches was very active in this commissariat work.

It needed another war to settle the Turco-Montenegrin border.

On the Turco-Servian side the masses of rock jut out so far into the stream, that no room is left for a footway.

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