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Translation of petate in English:

sustantivo masculino

Example sentences
  • Sentado en un petate con su tercer brazo siempre vigilante, apunta su dedo hacia las casas y la escuela de la comunidad.
  • El muerto se enterraba envuelto en un petate, o en una sábana.
  • El cadáver se envolvía en un petate grande que se amarraba sobre la cabeza y debajo de los pies del muerto.

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