curandeiro

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From curar (to cure), from Latin curō, from Proto-Indo-European *koys- (to care for, cure).

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Noun[edit]

curandeiro m (plural curandeiros, feminine curandeira, feminine plural curandeiras)

  1. healer (person who heals)
  2. witch doctor
  3. quack (false doctor)

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