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maceta

pot

noun

maceta
feminine noun
1. flowerpot (tiesto)
2. mallet (herramienta)

maceta [mah-thay’-tah]
noun
1. Flower-pot (tiesto). (f)
2. Handle of a stick used at Spanish truck-tables. (f)
3. Handle of many kinds of tools. (f)
4. Haunch of mutton. (f)
5. Two-clawed hammer (martillo). (f)
6. Maul, mallet. (Nautical) (f)
  • Maceta de ajustar -> A driving mallet
  • Macetas -> mallets or beetles, with which ropeends are beaten to make oakum
adjective
7. Slow, thick. (Andes)
8. Miserly (tacaño). (Caribbean)

maceta
1 [de flores] (tiesto) flowerpot; plant pot; (S. Cone) (ramo) bouquet; bunch of flowers
2 (martillo) (gen) mallet; small hammer; [de cantero] stonecutter's hammer;
3 (México) (cabeza) nut (familiar); noggin (familiar); (EEUU)
ser duro de maceta (And) (S. Cone) to be thick in the head (familiar)
adjetivo
1 (And) (S. Cone) thick (familiar); slow
ponerse maceta to get old
2 (Caribe) stingy (familiar); tight (familiar)

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