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"Apio" is a noun which is often translated as "celery", and "maíz" is a noun which is often translated as "corn". Learn more about the difference between "apio" and "maíz" below.
apio(
ah
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pyoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (vegetable)
a. celery
La sopa de pollo de mi mamá tiene apio, cebolla y zanahoria.My mom's chicken soup has celery, onions, and carrots.
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maíz(
mah
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ees
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Se cultiva mucho maíz en el estado de Ohio.A lot of corn is grown in Ohio.
b. maize (United Kingdom)
Los granjeros perdieron toda la cosecha de maíz debido a la sequía.The farmers lost their entire crop of maize due to the drought.
2. (culinary)
a. corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En Maine, una cena muy típica es el bogavante al vapor con mantequilla derretida y mazorca de maíz.A typical dinner in Maine is steamed lobster with melted butter and corn on the cob.
b. sweetcorn (United Kingdom)
Esta noche vamos a comer chuleta de cordero con maíz y zanahoria.Tonight we're going to eat lamb chops with sweetcorn and carrots.
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