mortadelo

IdoEdit

NounEdit

mortadelo (plural mortadeli)

  1. mortadella

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Mortadelo y Filemón, a successful comic strip from Spain. The main characters are oddball detectives.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /moɾtaˈdelo/, [moɾ.t̪aˈð̞e.lo]

NounEdit

mortadelo m (plural mortadelos)

  1. (Spain, colloquial) Monopoly money
  2. (Spain, colloquial) James Bond; spy (especially said of the secret police of the Mossos d'Esquadra)