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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish borracha (wineskin); because native Amazonians used rubber to make waterskins, the meaning began to apply to the substance.

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NounEdit

borracha f (plural borrachas)

  1. (uncountable) rubber (pliable material derived from the sap of the rubber tree)
    Synonym: látex
  2. eraser (thing used to remove something written or drawn by a pen or a pencil)
  3. wineskin (bag for holding wine)
    Synonym: odre

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borracha

  1. Feminine singular of adjective borracho.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Catalan morratxa (flask), influenced by morro (snout), from older marraixa (carafe).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /boˈrat͡ʃa/
  • Hyphenation: bor‧ra‧cha

AdjectiveEdit

borracha

  1. Feminine singular of adjective borracho.

Noun 1Edit

borracha f (plural borrachas)

  1. wineskin
    Synonym: bota

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Noun 2Edit

borracha f (plural borrachas)

  1. female equivalent of borracho

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