Conquistador Definition

kŏng-kēstə-dôr, kŏn-kwĭstə-
conquistadores, conquistadors
noun
Any of the Spanish conquerors of Mexico, Peru, or other parts of America in the 16th cent.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Conquistador

Noun

Singular:
conquistador
Plural:
conquistadores, conquistadors

Origin of Conquistador

  • Spanish from conquistar to conquer from Vulgar Latin conquīsītāre frequentative of Latin conquīrere to procure conquer

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Spanish conquistador.

    From Wiktionary

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