noun sem·bra·do·ras \ˌsembrəˈdōrəz, -rəs\

Definition of sembradoras



  1. :  an agricultural dance of Michoacan, Mexico, performed on Candlemas Day by a group of men and women with mime of sowing and harvesting

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Origin and Etymology of sembradoras

Mexican Spanish, from Spanish, feminine of sembradores sowers, plural of sembrador sower, from Latin seminator, from seminatus (past participle of seminare to sow, plant) + -or

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a trip made at another's expense

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