American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A lay health care worker, especially in rural China, trained in such activities as first aid, childbirth assistance, the dispensing of drugs, and preventive medicine.
- Derived from the practice of farmers in southern China who would often work barefoot in the rice paddies. (Wiktionary)
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