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.

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