curandero

[ koo-rahn-de-raw; English koo r-uh n-dair-oh ]
/ ˌku rɑnˈdɛ rɔ; English ˌkʊər ənˈdɛər oʊ /

noun, plural cu·ran·de·ros [koo-rahn-de-raws; English koo r-uh n-dair-ohz] /ˌku rɑnˈdɛ rɔs; English ˌkʊər ənˈdɛər oʊz/. Spanish.

a folk healer or medicine man who uses herbs or hallucinogenic plants, magic, and spiritualism to treat illness, induce visions, impart traditional wisdom, etc.

Nearby words

  1. curacao,
  2. curacy,
  3. curagh,
  4. curandera,
  5. curanderismo,
  6. curare,
  7. curariform,
  8. curarine,
  9. curarize,
  10. curassow

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