Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “zebra”


noun /ˈziːbrə, ˈzeb-/ (plural zebras, zebra)
a kind of striped animal of the horse family, found wild in Africa
a herd of zebras.
zebra crossing noun (British ) a place, marked in black and white stripes, where traffic stops for pedestrians to cross a street; crosswalk (American)
paso de peatones, paso de cebra
(Definition of zebra from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Horses & similar animals, but you might be interested in these topics from the Mammals topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “zebra” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


to press something quickly and quite hard between two objects, especially sharp objects such as teeth or nails

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More