burladero

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noun bur·la·de·ro \ˌbu̇r-lə-ˈder-(ˌ)ō, ˌbər-\

Definition of burladero

plural

burladeros

  1. :  a wooden shield near the wall in a bullring for bullfighters to take shelter behind if pursued

Origin and Etymology of burladero

Spanish, from burlar to make fun of, elude, from burla joke


First Known Use: 1890


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