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A matador with his muleta.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish muleta, diminutive of mulo.

NounEdit

muleta (plural muletas)

  1. (bullfighting) A red flag used by bullfighters.
    • 1926, Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises, Folio Society 2008, p. 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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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish muleta.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: mu‧le‧ta

NounEdit

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

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

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish muleta.

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NounEdit

muleta f (plural muletas)

  1. (bullfighting) muleta

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NounEdit

muleta f (plural muletas)

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

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NounEdit

muleta f (plural muletas)

  1. crutch
  2. (bullfighting) muleta
  3. little mule (diminutive of mula)

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