el carnicero, la carnicera
masculine or feminine noun
1. (profession) 
a. butcher 
La carnicera siempre me da huesos para el perro.The butcher always gives me some bones for my dog.
2. (cruel person) 
a. butcher 
Fue un asesino sanguinario, un verdadero carnicero.He was a bloodthirsty murderer, a true butcher.
3. (colloquial) (pejorative) (surgeon) 
a. butcher 
¿Estás segura de que quieres ponerte en manos de ese carnicero?Are you sure you want to put yourself in the hands of that butcher?
4. (feeding on other animals) 
El lobo es un mamífero canino carnicero.The wolf is a carnivorous canine mammal.
Cuesta creer que las cigüeñas sean animales carniceros.It's hard to believe that storks are meat-eating animals.
1. (animal) 
a. carnivorous 
2. (también fig) 
a. butcher 
carniceroa carnicera
1 (carnívoro) carnivorous; meat-eating
2 (cruel) cruel; bloodthirsty
1 (persona) butcher
2 (carnívoro) carnivore; meat-eater
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