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 History of this Word

"narco" is from "nark" (numbness) 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

"narco-" is a type of prefix


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

Examples of how the word is used

narco- illustration Narcoanalysis may not be better or worse than ethyl alcohol in it's capacity to induce disinhibition.
narco- illustration Nitrogen narcosis typically becomes noticeable at 100 ft underwater.