puntilla

noun pun·ti·lla \ pün‧ˈtē(y)ə \

Definition of puntilla

plural -s
:a dagger used to sever a bull's spinal cord in bullfighting

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Origin and Etymology of puntilla

Mexican Spanish, diminutive of Spanish punta, punto point, from Latin punctum


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of puntilla


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