Meaning of conquistador

con•quis•ta•dor

Pronunciation: (kon-kwis'tu-dôr", kong- Sp. kông-kēs"tä-&thslashôr'), [key]
— pl. -dors, -do•res
  1. one of the Spanish conquerors of Mexico and Peru in the 16th century.
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