The translation into the English language of the Portuguese word Tríbade is the woman who does tribadism and it is slang and synonym for lesbian. It comes from the verb “tríbō” meaning to rub. In this word has its origin the term tribadism (lesbianism). In ancient Greece, the woman who rubbed their genitals with another woman was named with this term. It is an archaic term. Derogatory.