conquistador

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish conquistador.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

conquistador ‎(plural conquistadors or conquistadores)

  1. A conqueror, but especially one of the Spanish soldiers that invaded Central and South America in the 16th century and defeated the Incas and Aztecs

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish

Noun[edit]

conquistador m ‎(plural conquistadors)

  1. conquistador

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

conquistador m (plural conquistadores, feminine conquistadora, feminine plural conquistadoras)

  1. conqueror (someone who conquers)
  2. womanizer (habitual seducer of women)

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From conquistar ‎(to conquer) + -dor.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Pronunciation: /koŋ.kis.tɑ.'doɾ/
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Noun[edit]

conquistador m ‎(plural conquistadores, feminine conquistadora)

  1. conqueror, conquistador
  2. (clarification of this Spanish definition is being sought) (figuratively) a beau
  3. (figuratively) a womanizer

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