banderillero

noun
ban·​de·​ri·​lle·​ro | \ ˌban-də-(ˌ)rē(l)-ˈyer-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce banderillero (audio) \
plural banderilleros

Definition of banderillero

: a person who thrusts in the banderillas in a bullfight

First Known Use of banderillero

1789, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for banderillero

Spanish, from banderilla

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“Banderillero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banderillero. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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