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"Embutido" is a noun which is often translated as "sausage", and "fiambre" is a noun which is often translated as "cold cut". Learn more about the difference between "embutido" and "fiambre" below.
embutido(
ehm
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boo
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tee
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doh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. sausage
Mi amigo vegetariano no soporta el embutido porque está envuelto en la tripa del animal.My vegetarian friend can't stand sausages because they come wrapped in the animal's intestine.
b. cold cut
Compré salchichón ibérico de bellota, que es el embutido que más me gusta.I bought Iberian acorn-fed sausage, which is my favorite kind of cold cut.
2. (act of filling)
a. stuffing
El charcutero nos explicó que se realiza el embutido de la carne con una máquina especial.The pork butcher explained to us that the stuffing of the meat is done with a special machine.
3. (inlaid work)
a. inlaying
Lucía guarda sus joyas en una preciosa caja de madera embutida.Lucia keeps her jewels in a beautiful box with a wooden inlay.
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fiambre(
fyahm
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breh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. cold cut
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El aperitivo consistió en fiambres y queso.The appetizers were cold cuts and cheese.
b. cold meat (United Kingdom)
Es el supermercado con el mayor surtido de fiambres.It's the supermarket with the widest assortment of cold meats.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dead body)
a. corpse
¿Tienes algo que ver con el fiambre ese que han encontrado en el parque?Do you have anything to do with that corpse they found in the park?
b. stiff
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La policía vino a investigar la causa de muerte del fiambre.The police came to investigate the stiff's cause of death.
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