Definition of muleta in English:

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muleta

Pronunciation: /myo͞oˈlādə/

noun

A small red cape fixed to a stick, employed by a matador to guide the bull during a bullfight.
Example sentences
  • Using banderillas and the muleta, his performances with both are varied, as are his movements with the cape.
  • The bull-fighters enter, with their attendants carrying their swords and muletas.
  • Manolo Sánchez is a very refined torero, great with the muleta but rather weak with the sword.

Origin

Spanish.

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Syllabification: mu·le·ta

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