plural -s
: colored ribbons denoting the breeder that are attached by a barb to a bull's withers as it enters the bullfighting arena

Word History


Spanish, literally, emblem, heraldic device, from feminine of diviso (obsolete past participle of dividir to divide), from Latin divisus

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“Divisa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/divisa. Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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