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tauromachy

[ taw-rom-uh-kee ]
/ tɔˈrɒm ə ki /
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noun
the art or technique of bullfighting.
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Origin of tauromachy

1840–50; (<Spanish tauromaquia) <Greek tauromachía.See tauro-, -machy

OTHER WORDS FROM tauromachy

tau·ro·ma·chi·an [tawr-uh-mey-kee-uhn], /ˌtɔr əˈmeɪ ki ən/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tauromachy

tauromachy
/ (tɔːˈrɒməkɪ) /

noun
the art or act of bullfighting

Derived forms of tauromachy

tauromachian (ˌtɔːrəˈmeɪkɪən), adjective

Word Origin for tauromachy

C19: Greek tauromakhia, from tauro- + makhē fight
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