bullfighting vs tauromachy what difference

what is difference between bullfighting and tauromachy

English

Alternative forms

  • bull-fighting

Etymology

bull +‎ fighting

Noun

bullfighting (usually uncountable, plural bullfightings)

  1. A traditional spectacle, popular in Spain and many former Spanish colonies, in which a matador manipulates and ultimately kills a bull at close range.

Synonyms

  • tauromachy (formal), bullfight

Translations

See also

  • Wikipedia article on bullfighting


English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ταῦρος (taûros, bull) + μάχη (mákhē, battle).

Noun

tauromachy (countable and uncountable, plural tauromachies)

  1. Bullfighting (in classical times)

Translations


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