mariposa

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mariposa f (plural mariposes)

  1. butterfly

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

mariposa f (plural mariposas)

  1. a moth
  2. (slang) a prostitute

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the phrase María pósate, “Mary, alight!”

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mariˈposa/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ri‧po‧sa

Noun[edit]

mariposa f (plural mariposas)

  1. a butterfly
  2. (slang) a male homosexual

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