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toreador

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noun to·re·a·dor \ˈtȯr-ē-ə-ˌdȯr, ˈtär-\

Simple Definition of toreador

  • : someone who fights bulls in a bullfight

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of toreador

Origin of toreador

Spanish, from torear to fight bulls, from toro bull, from Latin taurus — more at taurine


First Known Use: 1618


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