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botín
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botín(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (pillaged goods)
a. plunder
El corsario se llevó la nave asaltada como parte del botín.The pirate took the besieged ship with him as part of the plunder.
b. booty
Dicen que en esta isla está enterrado el botín de un pirata.They say there is pirate's booty buried on this island.
c. spoils
Después de la victoria, los soldados se repartieron el botín de guerra.After their victory, the soldiers shared the spoils of war.
2. (stolen goods)
a. loot
El ladrón puso el botín del robo en un saco y salió huyendo.The thief put the loot from the robbery in a sack and ran away.
3. (footwear)
a. ankle boot
Creo que los botines se ven mejor que las botas altas con esa falda.I think ankle boots look better than tall boots with that skirt.
4. (sports) (Southern Cone)
a. boot (in soccer)
Hoy en día los futbolistas usan botines de colores muy vivos.Nowadays, soccer players wear very colorful boots.
5. (baby shoe)
a. bootee
Mi tía tejió un par de botines tiernísimos para mi bebé.My aunt knitted the cutest pair of bootees for my baby.
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botín
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de guerra, atraco)
a. plunder, loot
repartirse el botínto share out the spoils
2. (calzado)
a. ankle boot
3. (de fútbol)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. boot
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botín
[de guerra] booty; plunder; [de ladrón] loot;
botín
1 (calzado) ankle boot
2 (polaina) legging; spat
3 (Chile) (borceguí) bootee
4 (S. Cone) (calcetín) sock
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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