Last modified on 21 October 2014, at 09:44
See also: locò

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Italian

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loco (not comparable)

  1. (music) A direction in written or printed music to return to the proper pitch after having played an octave higher or lower.

Etymology 2Edit

Spanish loco (insane, crazy), from loco (loose). From Arabic لَوَق (láwaq, foolishness) or Ancient Greek γλαυκός (glaukós, clear).

AdjectiveEdit

loco (comparative more loco, superlative most loco)

  1. (colloquial) crazy
    • 2003, The New Yorker, 15 Dec 2003, p.56
      You know, I’m a little loco. Kinda crazy, zany guy.
  2. (western US) intoxicated by eating locoweed
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NounEdit

loco (plural locos)

  1. (botany) certain species of Astragalus or Oxytropis, capable of causing locoism.
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Etymology 3Edit

Abbreviation of locomotive.

NounEdit

loco (plural locos)

  1. (rail transport, informal) locomotive

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InterlinguaEdit

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loco (plural locos)

  1. Place, location.

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

loco m (plural lochi)

  1. A place.
  2. A written passage.

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loco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of locare

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From locus (place, location).

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present active locō, present infinitive locāre, perfect active locāvī, supine locātum

  1. I put, place, set.
  2. I arrange, establish.
  3. I lease, hire out, lend.

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locō

  1. dative masculine singular of locus
  2. ablative masculine singular of locus

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

loco

  1. first-person singular present indicative of locar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Andalusian Arabic [script?] (lawqa). Compare Portuguese louco.

AdjectiveEdit

loco m (feminine loca, masculine plural locos, feminine plural locas)

  1. crazy, insane, mad (asserting that something is out of place in the head).
    David está muy loco
    David's really crazy.
  2. rash, risky, imprudent
  3. tremendous, terrific, huge, enormous
  4. overgrown, rambling
  5. loose (pipe fittings, pulley)
  6. sexy (only with "ser" ex. soy loco)

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loco m (plural locos, feminine loca)

  1. (pejorative) A crazy person.
  2. A highly affected homosexual; fruit.
  3. (Chile) Chilean edible gastropod mollusk resembling abalone but is, in fact, a muricid (Concholepas concholepas)
  4. A plant in the genus Astragalus or Oxytropis.

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