recorte

noun
re·​cor·​te | \ rāˈkȯrˌdā \
plural -s

Definition of recorte

: a cape movement executed after a series of Veronicas to cut short a bull's charge, turn him, and place him for the picadors

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History and Etymology for recorte

Spanish, from recortar to cut off, trim, from re- + cortar to cut

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“Recorte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recorte. Accessed 24 Jun. 2022.

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