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n. - A bullfighter who is required to fight bulls less than four years of age.

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  • But the "novillero" lost his footing while facing the second bull and was knocked around the sand by the 385kg animal.
  • But the "novillero" lost his footing while facing the second bull and was knocked around the sand by the 848-pound (385-kilogramme) animal.
  • From Philadelphia, Fulton was working as a novillero, hoping someday to become a full-fledged matador.
  • Dropping his real last name of Short because Mexicans couldn't pronounce it properly, he began to fight up along the border as a novillero.
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