volapié

noun vo·la·pié \ˌvōləpēˈā\

Definition of volapié

plural

-s

  1. :  a method of killing a bull in which the matador advances head on toward the bull and lunges in over the horns to drive the blade between the shoulders

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Origin and Etymology of volapié

Spanish, literally, foot flight, from volar to fly (from Latin volare) + pie foot, from Latin ped-, pes foot — more at foot


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