paisano

noun pai·sa·no \ pīˈzä(ˌ)nō , -ˈsä- \

Definition of paisano

plural -s
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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Origin and Etymology of paisano

Spanish, from French paysan


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