cuadrilla

noun cua·dri·lla \ kwä-ˈdrē-yə , -ˈdrēl- \

Definition of cuadrilla

: the team assisting the matador in the bullring

Origin and Etymology of cuadrilla

Spanish, diminutive of cuadra square, from Latin quadra


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