camal

camal
masculine noun
1. (horseback riding) 
a. halter 
El domador de caballos colocó un camal en la cabeza de la yegua.The horse tamer placed a halter on the mare's head.
2. (butchery) (Andes) 
Cada año matan a más de un millón de animales en el camal.Every year, more than one million animals are killed in the slaughterhouse.
b. abattoir (United Kingdom) 
Soy demasiado sensible para trabajar en un camal.I am too sensitive to work in an abattoir.
3. (post) 
Antes de colgar del camal a los animales, se los abre por la mitad.The animals are cut in half before being hung from the pig-hanging pole.
camal
1 (cabestro) halter
2 (palo) pole from which dead pigs are hung; (from which dead pigs are hung) (And) (matadero) slaughterhouse; abattoir
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