derechazo

noun

de·​re·​cha·​zo
ˌderəˈchä(ˌ)sō
plural -s
: a close pase in bullfighting done with the muleta in the right hand compare natural

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, from derecho right hand (from derecho, adjective, right, from Latin directus straight, direct) + -azo, suffix used to denote a blow of a (specified) nature

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“Derechazo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/derechazo. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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