muletas is the plural form of muleta and roughly translates to crutches.

muleta

muleta
feminine noun
1. (walking support) 
a. crutch 
Trae muletas porque se rompió la pierna.She's using crutches because she broke her leg.
2. (psychological support) 
a. crutch 
Él usa el alcohol como muleta para lidiar con sus problemas.He uses alcohol as a crutch to deal with his problems.
b. prop 
El trabajo le sirvió de muleta para superar su depresión.Work served her as a prop to overcome depression.
3. (bullfighting) 
a. red cape 
El toro avanzó hacia la muleta.The bull moved toward the red cape.
muleta
Noun
1. (para andar) 
a. crutch 
2. (fig) 
a. prop, support 
3. (bullfighting) 
a. muleta 
b. red cape hanging from a stick used to tease the bull 
muleta
1 (para andar) crutch
2 (Taur) matador's stick with red cloth attached
3 (apoyo) prop; support
Phrases with "muletas"
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andar con muletas
to walk on crutches
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