Definition of rejon in US English:


(also rejón)


  • In Spain and Spanish-speaking countries: a short lance; (Bullfighting) a wooden-handled lance, usually one thrust at a bull from horseback.


Late 17th century. From Spanish rejón lance, spear from rejo spike, pin (1462; compare regional (Leon or Aragon) reyllo bar (of gold); masculine form formed on the same base as reja ploughshare from classical Latin rēgula rule, rod, bar: see regula) + -ón.