tapadero

noun
tap·​a·​de·​ro | \ ˌtapəˈde(ˌ)rō \
variants: or tapadera \ -​rə \
plural -s

Definition of tapadero

West
: a leather hood covering the stirrup of a stock saddle and used especially to protect the boot when riding through brush

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History and Etymology for tapadero

American Spanish, from Spanish, cover, plug, from tapar to cover, stop up

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“Tapadero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tapadero. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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