Meaning of picador

pi•ca•dor

Pronunciation: (pik'u-dôr" Sp. pē"kä-&thslashôr'), [key]
— pl. -dors, -do•res
  1. one of the mounted assistants to a matador, who opens the bullfight by enraging the bull and weakening its shoulder muscles with a lance.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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