yegua

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin equa (cf. Catalan euga, Galician egua, Portuguese égua, Romanian iapă), feminine form of equus (horse), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁éḱwos (horse).

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Noun[edit]

yegua f (plural yeguas)

  1. mare
  2. heifer
  3. a contemptible fat woman
  4. The letter Y in the Spanish phonetic alphabet

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