Definition of


  1. (adj, all) informal or slang terms for mentally irregular

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Origin of the word Loco

  1. 1844, Amer.Eng., from Sp. loco (adj.) "insane," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Arabic lauqa, fem. of 'alwaq "fool, crazy person." Loco-weed (1879) was name given to species of western U.S. plants that cause cattle and horse diseases that make them stagger and act strangely. more

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