caco-

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caco-

(word root) bad
Examples of words with the root caco-: cacophony
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caco-

or cac-
pref.
Bad: cacography.

[Greek kako-, from kakos, bad; see kakka- in Indo-European roots.]
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caco-

combining form
bad, unpleasant, or incorrect: cacophony.
[from Greek kakos bad]
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caco-

a combining form meaning “bad”: cacography.
[< Greek]
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