Cangrejo in English | Spanish to English Translation and Dictionary
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masculine noun
1. (fauna)
a. crab (seawater)
El cangrejo salió de su hueco en la arena.The crab came out of its hole in the sand.
b. crayfish (riverwater)
En el verano comemos cangrejos de río frescos.In the summer we eat fresh crayfish.
2. (medical)
a. cancer (Latin America)
No se ha encontrado una cura para el cangrejo de seno.A cure for breast cancer has not been found.
masculine noun
1. crab
  • cangrejo de río crayfish
1 [de mar] crab; [de río] crayfish
está más rojo que un cangrejo (por el sol) he is as pink o red as a lobster
avanzar como los cangrejos to make little headway
2 (Náutica) gaff
3 (And) (idiota) idiot; (granuja) rogue; crafty person
4 (Latinoamérica) (misterio) mystery; enigma
5 (moneda) 25-peseta coin
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