Definition of razet in English:


Pronunciation /ˈrazeɪ/


rare Bullfighting
  • In southern France: a contest in which competitors attempt to snatch a rosette from between a bull's horns.


1930s; earliest use found in Roy Campbell (1901–1957), poet and writer. Apparently from French razet from Occitan raset, use as noun of raset (adjective) nearly touching from ras touching, level (past participle of raire to scrape, smooth from classical Latin rādere to scrape, shave) + -et.