(n.) = butterfly. Ex: They aren't going in with a definite title and author who they absolutely have to have, the fourth edition, or a certain translation; in other words, they've been given an assignment on butterflies. ---- * manga de mariposa = butterfly net. * mariposa emperador = emperor moth. * mariposa tigre = tiger moth. * nadar a mariposa = swim + butterfly. * natación a mariposa = butterfly stroke. * tuerca de mariposa = thumb-screw ; wing nut. * válvula de mariposa = butterfly valve.