Definitions for narco-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nar•co*ˈnɑr koʊ(n.)(pl.)-cos.

  1. Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)

    Ref: narc. 1

* Slang..

Origin of narco:

1955–60

narco-

  1. a combining form meaning “stupor,”“narcosis” (narcolepsy), “illicit drugs” (narcoterrorism).

    Category: Affix

Origin of narco-:

< Gk nárk(ē) numbness, stiffness

Wiktionary

  1. narco-(Prefix)

    Pertaining to stupor, sleep, or a state of unconsciousness.

  2. narco-(Prefix)

    Of or pertaining to a narcotic.

  3. Origin: From ναρκόω; in terms relating to drugs, it is a back-formation from narcotics, which ultimately derives from the same source.

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