masculine noun
1. rennet (fermento)
  • arrancar de cuajo -> to uproot; (árbol) to tear right off (brazo, cabeza)

cuajo [coo-ah’-ho]
1. A lacteal substance found in the stomach of animals before they feed. (m)
2. Rennet, a liquor made by steeping the stomach of a calf in hot water, and used to coagulate milk for curds and cheese. (m)
3. Concretion, coagulation. (m)
  • Tener buen cuajo -> to be too dull and patient
  • Arrancar de cuajo -> to eradicate, to tear up by the roots
  • Hierba del cuajo -> cheese rennet
4. Chat; chatter. (Mexico) (m)
5. Fib (mentira). (Mexico) (m)
6. Pipe dream (proyecto). (Mexico) (m)
7. Playtime (en escuela). (Mexico) (m)

1 (Zoología) (Culin) rennet
cuajo en polvo powdered rennet
arrancar algo de cuajo to tear sth out by its roots; arrancar una puerta de cuajo to wrench a door out of its frame; extirpar un vicio de cuajo to eradicate a vice completely
3 (cachaza) phlegm; calmness
tiene mucho cuajo he's very phlegmatic
coger un cuajo to cry one's eyes out
5 (México) (charla) chatter
6 (México) (mentirijilla) fib
7 (México) (proyecto) pipe dream
8 (México) (Escol) (recreo) playtime; recess; (EEUU)
9 (México) (látigo) short whip

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