rejon

noun

re·​jon
rāˈhōn
plural -s
: a short barbed spear used by the rejoneador in bullfighting

Word History

Etymology

Spanish rejón, from rejo iron nail, sharp point, from reja plowshare, from Latin regula iron bar, straight piece of wood, ruler

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“Rejon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rejon. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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