curandero

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Spanish.

Noun[edit]

curandero (plural curanderos or curanderoes)

  1. (often italicized) A traditional Central American healer

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Etymology[edit]

From the Spanish curandero.

Noun[edit]

curandero m (plural curanderos)

  1. quacksalver, shaman, witch doctor
  2. curandero

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

curandero m (plural curanderos, feminine curandera)

  1. shaman, witch doctor
  2. quack: one who practices medicine without authority.
  3. healer