- 1 [Zool] butterfly
- 2 tb mariposa nocturna 2.1 [Zool] moth 2.2 [fam & euf] (prostituta) lady of the night [euphemism/eufemismo]
- 3 [Dep] butterfly aprendió el estilo mariposa she learned to do o to swim butterfly nadaba (a) or (Méx) de mariposa I was swimming butterfly
- 5mariposa m or, f [fam, a veces ofensivo] (homosexual) fairy [colloq: pej & dated]
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