medico

noun
med·​i·​co | \ ˈme-di-ˌkō How to pronounce medico (audio) \
plural medicos

Definition of medico

: physician sense 1 also : a medical student

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Examples of medico in a Sentence

She proved the medicos wrong by recovering quickly from her injuries. a woman who is suspicious of all medicos, regardless of their credentials
Recent Examples on the Web This was one of the scariest moments of my life, and it was made even more devastating by the specter of a medico-financial misstep. Jennifer Adaeze Okwerekwu, STAT, "My baby needed expensive intensive care, but my insurer was taking a long weekend. How can this be?," 13 Dec. 2019 Hat, coat, small leather attaché case, like an Old World medico doing his rounds. Salman Rushdie, The New Yorker, "The Little King," 22 July 2019

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First Known Use of medico

1689, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for medico

Italian medico or Spanish médico, both from Latin medicus

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“Medico.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/medico. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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medico

noun
med·​i·​co | \ ˈmed-i-ˌkō How to pronounce medico (audio) \
plural medicos

Medical Definition of medico

: a medical practitioner : physician also : a medical student

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