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Definition of "escribano" [escribano]

  • A Cuban name for the fish called in English halfbeak (Hemiramphus roberti). (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "escribano" in a sentence
  • "He was an escribano (notary), he said, and knew the city as thoroughly as his own pocket."
  • "Driving to the house of the escribano, he summoned him to the portal."
  • "Governor Manco was a straightforward cut-and-thrust old soldier, who hated an escribano worse than the devil and this one in particular worse than all other escribanos."