alco

noun
al·​co | \ ˈal-(ˌ)kō \
plural -s

Definition of alco

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a small long-haired dog with pendulous ears that is native to and sometimes domesticated in tropical America
variants: or alcoo-

Definition of alco- (Entry 2 of 2)

: alcohol alcogel alcosol alcometer

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First Known Use of alco

Noun

1785, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alco

Noun

Spanish, from Quechua álkko, álkkho dog

Combining form

alcohol

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“Alco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alco. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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