nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1 (partícula) tiny bit, dot una mota de polvo a speck of dust colocar sobre la coliflor unas motitas de margarina dot the cauliflower with margarine
- 2 [Textiles] una tela a motas a dotted o/or spotted fabric lana azul con motas de colores blue wool with flecks of colors 2.1 (Andes) (bolita de lana) ball, bobble 2.2 (México/Mexico) (borla) pom-pom, bobble
- 4 (América Central/Central America) (México/Mexico) [argot], (marihuana) grass [familiar/colloquial], weed [argot/slang]
- 6 (Perú/Peru) (borrador de pizarrón) blackboard duster
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.