[noh-vee-air-oh, -vuh l-yair-oh; Spanish naw-vee-ye-raw, -lye-]
noun, plural no·vi·lle·ros [noh-vee-air-ohz, -vuh l-yair-ohz; Spanish naw-vee-ye-raws, -lye-] /ˌnoʊ viˈɛər oʊz, -vəlˈyɛər oʊz; Spanish ˌnɔ viˈyɛ rɔs, -ˈlyɛ-/.
a young bullfighter who has not yet been named a matador.
Origin of novillero
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Calling males were found in open scrub forest near Tehuantepec and in savannas near Novillero.A Distributional Study of the Amphibians of the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Mexico|William E. Duellman