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 History of this Word

"caco" is from "kakos" (bad) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 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

"caco-" is a type of prefix


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

Examples of how the word is used

caco- illustration Doctors go them one better, and concoct an alphabetical cacology that is guaranteed to kill the patient.
caco- illustration Cacogenics was the degeneration of the genetic stock.