culebra

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish culuebra, from Vulgar Latin *colŏbra, from Latin colubra. Cognate with Portuguese cobra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kuˈlebɾa/, [ku.ˈle.β̞ɾa]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

culebra f (plural culebras)

  1. snake, serpent (legless reptile of the sub-order Serpentes)
    Synonyms: serpiente, víbora
  2. (specifically) (colubrid) snake (snake in the family Colubridae, completely covered in scales and mostly nonvenomous)
  3. (specifically) a small snake

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  • Papiamentu: kolebra

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