curandero definition by Webster's New World
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a Hispanic healer who uses magic, folk medicine, etc. to treat whatever ails a patient
curandero definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. cu·ran·de·ros
A man who practices folk medicine; an herb doctor.
Origin: American Spanish, from Spanish curar, to cure, from Latin cūrāre, to cure, take care of, from cūra, care; see cure.