bulto

noun bul·to \ˈbu̇l(ˌ)tō, ˈbül-\

Definition of bulto

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  an image of a saint carved in wood and polychromed made in the southwestern U.S. and Latin America in the 18th and 19th centuries

  2. 2 :  a bundle especially of fibers for rope making

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Origin and Etymology of bulto

Spanish, image, bulk, form, body, statue, from Latin vultus, voltus countenance, expression, shape: perhaps akin to Gothic wulthus glory, Welsh gweled to see


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of bulto


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