Usage note
This word must begin with a capital letter and must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 3).
el malinche, la malinche(
masculine or feminine noun
1. (botany) (Honduras) (Nicaragua) 
El malinche da flores de color rojo intenso.Royal Poincianas produce bright red flowers.
Las malinches sobrevivieron a la sequía.The Flamboyants survived the drought.
2. (betrayer) (Honduras) 
a. traitor 
En el batallón hay un malinche que saboteó la misión.There's a traitor who sabotaged the mission in the battalion.
proper noun
3. (history) 
a. Malinche 
La Malinche se desempeñó como intérprete e intermediaria para Hernán Cortés.Malinche acted as an interpreter and intermediary for Hernan Cortes.
(México) mistress of Cortés
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