puntillero

noun
pun·​ti·​lle·​ro | \ ˌpüntēˈye(ˌ)rō \
plural -s

Definition of puntillero

: one who delivers the coup de grace to a dying bull in bullfighting

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History and Etymology for puntillero

Mexican Spanish, from puntilla + Spanish -ero -er

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“Puntillero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/puntillero. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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