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capeador

[kah-pee-uh-dawr; Spanish kah-pe-ah-th awr] /ˌkɑ pi əˈdɔr; Spanish kɑ pɛ ɑˈðɔr/
noun, plural capeadors Spanish, capeadores
[kah-pe-ah-th aw-res] /kɑ pɛ ɑˈðɔ rɛs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a person who assists a matador by harassing or distracting the bull with a red cape, or capa.
Origin of capeador
1905-1910
1905-10; < Spanish, equivalent to cape(ar) to bait with a cape (verbal derivative of capa cape1) + -ador -ator
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