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[pahy-sah-noh, -zah-; Spanish pahy-sah-naw] /paɪˈsɑ noʊ, -ˈzɑ-; Spanish paɪˈsɑ nɔ/

noun, plural paisanos
[pahy-sah-nohz, -zah-; Spanish pahy-sah-naws] /paɪˈsɑ noʊz, -ˈzɑ-; Spanish paɪˈsɑ nɔs/ (Show IPA)
Southwestern U.S.

/paɪˈsɑːnəʊ; Spanish paiˈsano/
noun (Southwestern US, often a term of address) (pl) -nos (-nəʊz; Spanish) (-nos)
(informal) a friend; pal
a fellow countryman

see paesan.



[1844+; fr Spanish, ”countryman”]


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