Definition of divisa
: colored ribbons denoting the breeder that are attached by a barb to a bull's withers as it enters the bullfighting arena
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Origin and Etymology of divisa
Spanish, literally, emblem, heraldic device, from feminine of diviso (obsolete past participle of dividir to divide), from Latin divisus
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