manteca

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

manteca f (plural mantecas)

  1. butter

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish manteca

Noun[edit]

manteca f (plural manteche)

  1. pomade, brilliantine
  2. paste

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

manteca

  1. third-person singular present indicative of mantecare
  2. second-person singular imperative of mantecare

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from Latin mantica or of Iberian/Celtiberian origin. Compare Portuguese manteiga.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /manˈteka/, [mãn̪ˈt̪eka]

Noun[edit]

manteca f (plural mantecas)

  1. fat, lard
  2. butter (soft, fatty foodstuff made by churning the cream of milk)
  3. shortening

Derived terms[edit]