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faena

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noun fa·e·na \fä-ˈā-(ˌ)nä\

Definition of faena

  1. :  a series of final passes leading to the kill made by the matador in a bullfight



Origin of faena

Spanish, literally, task, from obsolete Catalan, from Latin facienda things to be done, from facere to do — more at do


First Known Use: 1927


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