mariposa

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

mariposa (plural mariposas)

  1. A mariposa lily.

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mariposa f (plural mariposes)

  1. butterfly

Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish mariposa.

Noun[edit]

mariposa

  1. butterfly

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish mariposa.

Noun[edit]

mariposa f (plural mariposas)

  1. a moth
  2. (Portugal, swimming) butterfly stroke
  3. (Rio de Janeiro, slang) a prostitute

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the phrase María pósate (Mary, alight!).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maɾiˈposa/, [ma.ɾiˈpo.sa]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ri‧po‧sa

Noun[edit]

mariposa f (plural mariposas)

  1. butterfly
  2. (slang) male homosexual
  3. (swimming) butterfly stroke
  4. creeping beggarweed, Desmodium incanum

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: mariposa lily
  • Portuguese: mariposa

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