becerrista

noun be·cer·ris·ta \ˌbā-sə-ˈrē-stə, ˌbā-thə-\

Definition of becerrista

plural

-s

in bullfighting

  1. :  one who fights calves

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Origin and Etymology of becerrista

Spanish, from becerro yearling bull (from Old Spanish bezerro, probably from a word cognate to the non-Indo-European source of Latin ibex chamois) + -ista -ist


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