sangrado

noun
san·​gra·​do | \ säŋˈgrä(ˌ)dō\
plural -es

Definition of sangrado

archaic
: one who pretends to a knowledge of medicine : quack

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History and Etymology for sangrado

after Doctor Sangrado, physician (whose panacea was copious bloodletting and drinking of hot water) in the picaresque novel Gil Blas (L'Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane, 1715–35) by Alain René Lesage †1747 French novelist and playwright

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