Definition of basuco in English:

basuco

Line breaks: ba¦suco
Pronunciation: /bəˈsuːkəʊ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Impure or low-grade cocaine, especially when mixed with coca paste and tobacco and cannabis.
    More example sentences
    • We also wrote down operational details of outreach teams currently working with basuco users.
    • The basuco was sold for a low price and it rapidly became even more popular than marijuana in a lot of cities.
    • Cocaine sulfate is also available as coca paste known as basuco, bazooka, piticin, pistol, pitillos, or tocos and is widely smoked in South America.

Origin

1980s: from Colombian Spanish; perhaps related to Spanish bazucar 'shake violently'.

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