cuadrilla

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish cuadrilla (team). Doublet of quadrille.

NounEdit

cuadrilla (plural cuadrillas)

  1. (bullfighting) The team which supports the matador.

TranslationsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cuadro +‎ -illa (diminutive suffix)

NounEdit

cuadrilla f (plural cuadrillas)

  1. crew, team
  2. gang (number of friends or persons associated for a particular purpose)
    Synonym: pandilla
  3. (derogatory) gang (group of criminals or alleged criminals)
  4. (bullfighting) cuadrilla

DescendantsEdit

  • English: cuadrilla
  • Portuguese: quadrilha

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