Definition of medico in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmediˌkō/

noun (plural medicos)

A medical practitioner or student.
Example sentences
  • And like many others who had to begin life afresh, the boy initially started selling medical books to young medicos.
  • And so gradually medicos are taking on acupuncture, practising it themselves, and there's an increased acceptance of it.
  • The research team were mainly medicos, from Harvard University, the University of California, and the University of Newcastle.


Late 17th century: via Italian from Latin medicus 'physician'.

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Syllabification: med·i·co

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