Pronunciation: (pik'u-dôr"; Sp. pē"kä-&thslash;ôr'), [key]
—pl. -dors, Sp. -do•resPronunciation: (-&thslash;ô'res). [key]
one of the mounted assistants to a matador, who opens the bullfight by enraging the bull and weakening its shoulder muscles with a lance.
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