noun san·gra·do \säŋˈgrä(ˌ)dō\

Definition of sangrado




  1. :  one who pretends to a knowledge of medicine :  quack

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Origin and Etymology of 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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to cast off or become cast off

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