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English[]

Etymology[]

Spanish matador (killer). Used in the English language as title for a bullfighter, however referred to as a toreador in Spain.

Noun[]

Singular
Matador

Plural
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  1. Template:Bullfighting The person whose aim is to kill the bull in a bullfight.

Derived terms[]

  • matadora

Translations[]

See also[]

  • bullfighting
  • bull ring
  • fighting bull
  • picador
  • tauromachy
  • toreador

French[]

Etymology[]

Borrowed from Spanish

Noun[]

Matador m. (plural Matadors)

  1. matador

Spanish[]

Etymology[]

matar to kill + -(a)dor, the agent suffix

Noun[]

Matador m. (feminine matadora, masculine plural matadores, feminine plural matadoras)

  1. a slaughterer, a killer
  2. matador, a featured bullfighter at a bullfight event

See also[]

  • picador
  • toreador

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