What does mellizas in Spanish mean?

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

The word mellizas in Spanish means twin, fraternal twin, identical. To learn more, please see the details below.

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Meaning of the word mellizas


adjetivo (gen pl (mamífero bivitelino)

(adjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house.")
Los hermanos mellizos, aunque nacen a la vez, no son idénticos como los gemelos.
Even though twin brothers are born at the same time, they are not identical.

fraternal twin

nombre masculino, nombre femenino (gen pl (mamífero bivitelino)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
Los mellizos se parecen, pero cada uno tiene sus rasgos propios.
Fraternal twins are very similar, but each one has his or her own features.


adjetivo (figurado (igual, idéntico)

(adjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house.")
Este documento es mellizo del que enviaste el mes pasado. Son exactamente iguales.
This document is identical to the one you sent last month. They're exactly the same.

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