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torero

[tuh-rair-oh; Spanish taw-re-raw] /təˈrɛər oʊ; Spanish tɔˈrɛ rɔ/
noun, plural toreros
[tuh-rair-ohz; Spanish taw-re-raws] /təˈrɛər oʊz; Spanish tɔˈrɛ rɔs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a bullfighter, especially a matador.
Origin of torero
1720-1730
1720-30; < Spanish, equivalent to tor(o) bull (< Latin taurus) + -ero < Latin -ārius -ary
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torero

/tɒˈrɛərəʊ/
noun (pl) -ros
1.
a bullfighter, esp one who fights on foot
Word Origin
C18: from Spanish, from Late Latin taurārius, from Latin taurus a bull
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