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[koo-rahn-de-raw; English koo r-uh n-dair-oh] /ˌku rɑnˈdɛ rɔ; English ˌkʊər ənˈdɛər oʊ/
noun, plural curanderos
[koo-rahn-de-raws; English koo r-uh n-dair-ohz] /ˌku rɑnˈdɛ rɔs; English ˌkʊər ənˈdɛər oʊz/ (Show IPA).
a folk healer or medicine man who uses herbs or hallucinogenic plants, magic, and spiritualism to treat illness, induce visions, impart traditional wisdom, etc. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Most patients arrived at the curandero's home in the afternoon and stayed several days.

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