noun fa·e·na \fä-ˈā-(ˌ)nä\

Definition of faena

  1. :  a series of final passes leading to the kill made by the matador in a bullfight

Origin and Etymology of faena

Spanish, literally, task, from obsolete Catal, from Latin facienda things to be done, from facere to do — more at do

First Known Use: 1927

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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of faena Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about faena

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