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boleadora
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Usage note
This word is often used in the plural.
boleadora(
boh
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leh
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (throwing weapon consisting of two or three balls on a rope used to hunt animals) (Southern Cone)
a. bolas
Como gaucho, José era un experto en el manejo de las boleadoras.As a gaucho, Jose was an expert at using bolas.
El patagón nos enseñó a usar la boleadora para cazar.The Patagonian showed us how to use the bolas to hunt with.
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boleadora
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. bolas
b. set of three ropes, weighted at the ends, used by Argentinian gauchos for capturing cattle by entangling their legs
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boleadoras
(S. Cone) bolas
note See culture box in entry gaucho.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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