tauromachy

tauromachy

[taw-rom-uh-kee]
noun
the art or technique of bullfighting.

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

tauromachian [tawr-uh-mey-kee-uhn] , adjective
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tauromachy (tɔːˈrɒməkɪ)
 
n
the art or act of bullfighting
 
[C19: Greek tauromakhia, from tauro- + makhē fight]
 
tauromachian
 
adj

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