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capeador

[ kah-pee-uh-dawr; Spanish kah-pe-ah-thawr ]
/ ˌkɑ pi əˈdɔr; Spanish kɑ pɛ ɑˈðɔr /
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noun, plural ca·pe·a·dors, Spanish ca·pe·a·do·res [kah-pe-ah-thaw-res]. /kɑ pɛ ɑˈðɔ rɛs/.

a person who assists a matador by harassing or distracting the bull with a red cape, or capa.

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Origin of capeador

1905–10; <Spanish, equivalent to cape(ar) to bait with a cape (verbal derivative of capacape1) + -ador-ator
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