- 1 [Zoología/Zoology] butterfly
- 2 tb mariposa nocturna 2.1 [Zoología/Zoology] moth 2.2 [familiar, eufemístico/colloquial, euphemistic] (prostituta) lady of the night [eufemístico/euphemistic]
- 3 [Deporte/Sport] butterfly aprendió el estilo mariposa she learned to do o/or to swim butterfly nadaba (a) or (México/Mexico) de mariposa I was swimming butterfly
- 5(mariposa masculino)or femenino [familiar, a veces ofensivo/colloquial, sometimes offensive] (homosexual) fairy [colloq: pej & dated]
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