estocada

noun es·to·ca·da \ ˌestəˈkädə \

Definition of estocada

plural -s
: the thrust of the matador's sword used in the final stage of a bullfight and aimed to pass through the neck and kill by striking the aorta

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Origin and Etymology of estocada

Spanish, from Old Spanish estoque estoc (from Middle French estoc) + -ada -ade


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of estocada


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