farol

noun fa·rol \ fəˈrōl , -rȯl \

Definition of farol

plural farols \-lz\ or faroles \-ˌlās\
: a pase in bullfighting in which the matador swirls the cape back over his head, drawing the bull closely around

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Origin and Etymology of farol

Spanish, literally, lantern, probably modification of Catalan faró, from Greek pharos lighthouse


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of farol


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