from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A woman who practices folk medicine; an herb doctor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A specifically female curandero, or traditional Central American healer

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a Mexican woman who practices healing techniques inherited from the Mayans


American Spanish, feminine of curandero, healer; see curandero.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish (Wiktionary)



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