Definition of Pacos

1. paco [n] - See also: paco



Medical Definition of Pacos

1. 1. Same as Alpaca. 2. [Peruv. Paco, pacu, red, reddish, reddish ore containing silver; perh. A different word. An earthy-looking ore, consisting of brown oxide of iron with minute particles of native silver. Origin: Sp. Paco, fr. Peruv. Paco. Cf. Alpaca. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pacos

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packsaddle
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packthread
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packwax
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packway
packways
paclitaxel
paclitaxels
paco
pacos (current term)
pacquet
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pactamycin
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pactum
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pacus

Literary usage of Pacos

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1. Catalogue of Ruminant Mammalia: (Pecora, Linnæus) in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1872)
"Legs short. pacos. 2. Llama pacos. (The Alpaca.) Fur very long, pendent, black, or black varied with white or brown. Llama pacos, Gray, Cat. ..."

2. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"In disposition, he was mild and cheerful. OWLER. (See Aider.) P. pacos ; a variety of llama. (See Llama.) PALMISTRY. (See Chiromancy. ..."

3. A History of the Earth and Animated Nature by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon (1810)
"Before the arrival of the Spaniards, the llama and the pacos were the only ... THE pacos, Is shaped like the Llama but of such inferior size and vigour that ..."

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