- a fellow countryman
- Slang a comrade; pal
Origin of paisanoSpanish from French paysan from Old French païsent: see peasant
nounpl. pai·san′i or pai·san′os
alt. sp. of paesano
Origin of paisanoItalian
nounpl. pai·sa·nos, also pai·sans
- A countryman; a compatriot.
- Slang A friend; a pal.
Origin of paisanoSpanish from French paysan from Old French paisant peasant ; see peasant .