Meaning of banderilla

ban•de•ril•la

Pronunciation: (ban"du-rē'u, -rēl'yu Sp. bän"de-rē'lyä, -yä), [key]
— pl. -ril•las
  1. an ornamented dart with barbs used by banderilleros for sticking into the neck or shoulder of the bull.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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