las lavanderas
See the entry for lavandera.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (occupation)
a. washerwoman
La lavandera llevó un canasto lleno de ropa al río y comenzó a lavarla.The washerwoman took a basket full of clothes to the river and started washing them.
b. laundress
Una vez a la semana, viene una lavandera a lavar y planchar la ropa de la casa.Once a week, a laundress comes to wash and iron the household's clothes.
2. (animal)
a. wagtail
Reconozco ese canto y ese llamado de pájaro; sin lugar a dudas, es una lavandera.I recognize that bird song and call; without doubt, it's a wagtail.
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1 (mujer) laundress; washerwoman
2 (Ornitología) wagtail
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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