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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

mariposa (plural mariposas)

  1. A mariposa lily.

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AsturianEdit

NounEdit

mariposa f (plural mariposes)

  1. butterfly

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mariposa.

NounEdit

mariposa

  1. butterfly

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish mariposa.

NounEdit

mariposa f (plural mariposas)

  1. a moth
  2. (swimming) butterfly stroke
  3. (slang) a prostitute

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mariˈposa/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ri‧po‧sa

NounEdit

mariposa f (plural mariposas)

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

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: mariposa lily
  • Portuguese: mariposa

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