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 History of this Word

"zinco" is from "zink" (zink) spoken by people of Germany

Notes

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

More words with this prefix,
zinciferous
zincate
zincalism
zincochromite

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grammar is modifier

"zinco-" is a type of prefix

Definition

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

Examples of how the word is used

zinco- illustration The motif of a washerwoman was also tried in zincography.
zinco- illustration So abundant was zincite that it was quickly exploited and became an important ore of zinc.