Quick answer
"Cashew" is a noun which is often translated as "la castaña de cajú", and "hazelnut" is a noun which is often translated as "la avellana". Learn more about the difference between "cashew" and "hazelnut" below.
cashew(
kah
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shu
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (seed)
a. la castaña de cajú
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The cashew is the seed of a much larger plant.La castaña de cajú es la semilla de una planta mucho más grande.
b. el cajuil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Salted cashews are delicious anytime.El cajuil salado es delicioso a toda hora.
c. la nuez de marañón
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Cashews are hard to resist, but they are very high in calories!Es difícil resistirse a las nueces de marañón, pero tienen muchas calorías.
d. el anacardo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Because of my allergies, I eat sandwiches with cashew butter instead of peanut butter.Por mis alergias, como los sándwiches con crema de anacardo en vez de con crema de cacahuete.
2. (botany)
a. el cajú
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The cashew plants are tall trees - 12 m or more.Las plantas de cajú son árboles de 12 m o más.
b. el cajuil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Apparently the cashew originated in the Amazon region.Aparentemente, el cajuil es originario de la región del Amazonas.
c. el marañón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
While the cashew plant is native to northeast Brazil, the Portuguese took it to India between 1560 and 1565.Si bien la planta de marañón es originaria del nordeste del Brasil, los portugueses la llevaron a la India entre 1560 y 1565.
d. el anacardo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The cashew typically grows in regions with tropical climates.El anacardo crece típicamente en regiones con clima tropical.
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hazelnut(
hey
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zuhl
-
nuht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. la avellana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
De postre hay helado de chocolate con trocitos de avellana.There's chocolate ice cream with hazenut bits for dessert.
Her favorite snack is a handful of hazelnuts.Su tentempié favorito es un puñado de avellanas.
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