tapadero

noun

tap·​a·​de·​ro
ˌtapəˈde(ˌ)rō
variants or tapadera
-rə
plural -s
West
: a leather hood covering the stirrup of a stock saddle and used especially to protect the boot when riding through brush

Word History

Etymology

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 15 Jul. 2024.

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