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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish curandero.

NounEdit

curandero (plural curanderos or curanderoes)

  1. A traditional Central American healer.
    • 1985, Wade Davis, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Simon & Schuster, p. 36:
      It was left for the curandero to work alone, to seek a solution in a stronger source, in some supernatural realm that might break a normal man.

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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish curandero.

NounEdit

curandero m (plural curanderos)

  1. quacksalver, shaman, witch doctor
  2. curandero

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NounEdit

curandero m (plural curanderos, feminine curandera, feminine plural curanderas)

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