pa·​co | \ ˈpä(ˌ)kō \
plural -s

Definition of paco

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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plural -s

Definition of paco (Entry 2 of 2)

: an earthy looking ore consisting of a brown iron oxide with minute particles of native silver

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History and Etymology for paco

Noun (1)

Spanish, from Quechua

Noun (2)

Spanish, from Quechua, bay, reddish, probably from paco alpaca

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“Paco.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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