amazona

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See also: Amazona

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Amazōna, from Ancient Greek Ἀμαζών (Amazṓn). The name of the bird comes from the genus name, which comes in turn from the name of the Amazon Rainforest, where the birds are found.

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amazona f (plural amazones)

  1. (Greek mythology) Amazon (mythological female warrior)
  2. amazon (athletic female)
  3. horsewoman
    Synonym: geneta
  4. riding habit (equestrian outfit with a long skirt)
    Synonym: vestit d'amazona
  5. Any of various species of parrot in the genus Amazona.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Amāzonem, from Ancient Greek Ἀμαζών (Amazṓn), adapted to the common feminine suffix -a.

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Noun[edit]

amazona f (plural amazonas)

  1. (Greek mythology) Amazon (mythological female warrior)
  2. horsewoman

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin [Term?], from Ancient Greek Ἀμαζών (Amazṓn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /amaˈθona/, [a.maˈθo.na]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /amaˈsona/, [a.maˈso.na]

Noun[edit]

amazona f (plural amazonas)

  1. horsewoman
    Coordinate term: jinete
    • 2021 May 3, Antonia Laborde, “Bill y Melinda Gates anuncian su divorcio tras 27 años de matrimonio”, in El País[1], retrieved 2021-05-03:
      La hija mayor del matrimonio, graduada en Stanford, estudiante de Medicina y amazona, está comprometida con el también jinete Nayel Nassar.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
  2. amazon

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