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- n. a quack doctor; someone who pretends to have medical knowledge
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A quack.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A pretender to medical knowledge or skill; an ignorant doctor.
French médicastre or Italian medicastro, from Latin medicus + -aster. (Wiktionary)