What does mariposas in Spanish mean?

What is the meaning of the word mariposas in Spanish? The article explains the full meaning, pronunciation along with bilingual examples and instructions on how to use mariposas in Spanish.

The word mariposas in Spanish means butterfly, butterfly, wing nut, it's time to move on, butterfly effect. To learn more, please see the details below.

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Meaning of the word mariposas


nombre femenino (insecto lepidóptero)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
La mariposa monarca está en peligro de extinción.
The monarch butterfly is in danger of extinction.


nombre femenino (estilo de natación) (stroke)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
El estilo mariposa es uno de los más practicados en este club.
The butterfly stroke is one of the most practiced in this club.

wing nut

nombre femenino (tuerca: palomilla)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
La mariposa es un tipo de tuerca con dos alas que permiten enroscarla con la mano.
Wing nuts are a type of nut with two arms that allow you to screw it with your hand.

it's time to move on

expresión (olvidar, dejar atrás)

(expression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own.")
Ese tema ya quedó atrás: a otra cosa, mariposa.

butterfly effect

(teoría del caos) (chaos theory)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)

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