Definition of Paisano

1. n. The chaparral cock.



Definition of Paisano

1. Noun. Peasant; rustic ¹

2. Noun. One's fellow countryman; compatriot ¹

3. Noun. native, especially a native of California of mixed Spanish and Indian ancestry ¹

4. Noun. (context: Southwest U.S.) roadrunner ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paisano

1. a fellow countryman [n -NOS]

Medical Definition of Paisano

1. The chaparral cock. Origin: Sp, of the country, ative. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paisano

pairials
pairing
pairing energy
pairings
pairment
pairs
pairwise
pairwise linkage disequilibrium diagram
pairwork
pais
paisa
paisan
paisana
paisanas
paisano (current term)
paisanos
paisans
paisas
paise
paisley
paisleylike
paisleys
paitrick
paitricks
paiza
paizas
pajama
pajamaed
pajamahadeen

Literary usage of Paisano

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1. The Missions and Missionaries of California by Zephyrin Engelhardt (1913)
"Motive of the paisano Hostility.—Echeandia Proposes the Confiscation of the Mission Property.—Meaning of the Decree of 1813.—Real Motive Again. ..."

2. The Missions and Missionaries of California by Zephyrin Engelhardt (1913)
"Motive of the paisano Hostility.—Echeandia Proposes the Confiscation of the Mission Property.—Meaning of the Decree of 1813.—Real Motive Again. ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1881)
"paisano, the protagonist, and two of his associates, men whom he honours with the ... Enter the Alcalde to read to paisano his sentence of death ; he is ..."

4. The Land of Poco Tiempo by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1893)
"To learn an air is ordinarily simple ; but to learn a Mexican paisano air just as the paisano ... The paisano sings, in palpable doubt of his own voice. ..."

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