plural -s
: a right-handed pase in bullfighting in which a piece of the muleta is held by the left hand behind the back

Word History


Spanish, from Manolete (Manuel R. Sánchez) †1947 Spanish matador + -ina (from feminine of -ino -ine, from Latin -inus)

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“Manoletina.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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