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 History of this Word

"bucco" is from "bucca" (mouth or cheek) spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"bucco-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "cheek" or "mouth" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

bucco- illustration The buccolingual inclination of the second molar in the long-faced subjects was significantly smaller than short-faced subjects.
bucco- illustration Examination of the lower buccogingival groove as far back as the last molar tooth on that side follows examination of the lower lip.