muleta

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English[edit]

A matador with his muleta.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish muleta, diminutive of mula (mule).

Noun[edit]

muleta (plural muletas)

  1. (bullfighting) A red flag used by bullfighters.
    • 1926, Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises, Folio Society, published 2008, page 248:
      Out in the center of the ring Romero profiled in front of the bull, drew the sword out from the folds of the muleta, rose on his toes, and sighted along the blade.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish muleta.

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • Hyphenation: mu‧le‧ta

Noun[edit]

muleta f or m (plural muleta's, diminutive muletaatje n)

  1. (bullfighting) muleta (red flag used by toreadors)

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French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish muleta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

muleta f (plural muletas)

  1. (bullfighting) muleta

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

muleta f (plural muletas)

  1. crutch (long stick used to assist in walking)
    Synonym: canadiana

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mulo +‎ -eta

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /muˈleta/, [muˈle.t̪a]

Noun[edit]

muleta f (plural muletas)

  1. crutch
  2. (bullfighting) muleta (red flag used by bullfighters)
  3. Diminutive of mula; little mule

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Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: muleta
  • English: muleta
  • French: muleta
  • Tagalog: muleta

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