There are 2 translations of butter in Spanish:

butter1

Pronunciation: /ˈbʌtər; ˈbʌtə(r)/

n

u
  • mantequilla (f), manteca (f) (RPl) apple butter (AmE) mermelada (f) or (CS tb) dulce (m) de manzana butter wouldn't melt in her/his mouth es una mosquita muerta to push sb's butters darle* or meterle caña a algn [familiar/colloquial] (before n) butter dish mantequera (f), mantequillera (f) butter knife cuchillo (m) de mantequilla or (RPl) de manteca
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    • They are served hot or cold spread with butter or margarine and sometimes jelly jam and cream.
    • We defined high fat dairy food as whole milk, ice cream, hard cheese, butter, and sour cream.
    • Dairy products such as butter, cream, and cheese are important parts of the diet, along with pork.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of butter in Spanish:

butter2

vt

  • [bread] untar con mantequilla or (RPl) manteca, ponerle* mantequilla or (RPl) manteca a buttered toast tostadas (fpl) con mantequilla or (RPl) manteca pour the mixture into a buttered dish (BrE) vierta la mezcla en un molde enmantequillado or untado de mantequilla or (RPl) enmantecado
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    • Apryl half-heartedly smiled back as she picked up a slice of toast and buttered it.
    • Janice had made her two slices of toast and buttered them, and set them on the counter by the door, wrapped in a paper towel.
    • She said: ‘I was buttering a piece of bread and I just dropped what I was doing.’

Phrasal verbs

butter up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[colloquial/familiar] halagar* (interesadamente) darle* jabón a [familiar/colloquial], hacerle* la barba a (Méx) [familiar/colloquial], hacerle* la pata a (Chi) [familiar/colloquial]

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.