paisano

noun
pai·​sa·​no | \ pīˈzä(ˌ)nō, -ˈsä-\
plural -s

Definition of paisano

1 Southwest

c : native especially : a native of the state of California of mixed Spanish and American Indian ancestry
2 Southwest : roadrunner

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History and Etymology for paisano

Spanish, from French paysan

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