Meaning of cuadrilla

cua•dril•la

Pronunciation: (kwä-drē'yu, -drēl'yu Sp. kwä-&thslashrē'lyä, -&thslashrē'yä), [key]
— pl. -dril•las
  1. the group of assistants serving a matador in a bullfight, consisting of three banderilleros and two picadors.
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