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From Portuguese borboleta.
From Old Galician-Portuguese berbeleta of uncertain origin. Possible etymologies include:
- Old Galician-Portuguese *belbeleta, from Vulgar Latin *belbellita, from bellus (“beautiful”).
- Vulgar Latin *papilitta, from Latin pāpiliō (“butterfly”).
Cognate with Galician bolboreta.
- Hyphenation: bor‧bo‧le‧ta
borboleta f (plural borboletas)
- (entomology) butterfly, moth
- Synonym: panapanã
- (Brazil, swimming) butterfly stroke
- Synonyms: (Portugal) mariposa, (Brazil) estilo borboleta, (Brazil) nado borboleta
- (Brazil, informal) vagina (woman's genitalia)
- Synonyms: see Thesaurus:vagina/translations
For quotations using this term, see Citations:borboleta.
- traça (“moth”)
- borboleta on the Portuguese Wikipedia.Wikipedia pt
Borrowed from Portuguese borboleta (“butterfly”).
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