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"Engendro" is a noun which is often translated as "fetus", and "híbrido" is a noun which is often translated as "hybrid". Learn more about the difference between "engendro" and "híbrido" below.
engendro(
ehng
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hehn
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droh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (unborn child)
a. fetus
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El engendro todavía no está formado porque la madre solo está embarazada de cuatro meses.The fetus is not formed yet because the mother is only four months pregnant.
b. foetus (United Kingdom)
En la ecografía pudimos distinguir la cabeza del engendro.We were able to make out the head of the foetus in the ultrasound.
2.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(very ugly person)
a. monster
El novio de Julia no es ningún engendro. De hecho, me parece atractivo.Julia's boyfriend is no monster. In fact, I find him quite attractive.
3. (eyesore)
a. monstrosity
La mujer española que "restauró" el Ecce homo se hizo famosa por dibujar un auténtico engendro.The Spanish woman who "restored" the Ecce homo became famous for painting a real monstrosity.
4. (deformed creature)
a. malformed criature
El engendro está expuesto en el museo de ciencias.The malformed criature is exhibited in the Science Museum.
b. freak
Esa mujer quedó como un engendro tras hacerse la cirugía estética.That woman now looks like a freak after getting plastic surgery.
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híbrido(
ee
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bree
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doh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (biology)
a. hybrid
El ligre es un híbrido de león y tigre.The liger is an hybrid of lion and tiger.
2. (mix)
a. cross
El nuevo libro del autor es un híbrido entre su primera y su quinta novela.The author's new book is a cross between his first and his fifth novel.
3. (automobile)
a. hybrid vehicle
El nuevo híbrido creado por la compañía consumirá muy poca gasolina.The new hybrid vehicle created by the company will consume very little gas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (biology)
a. hybrid
Algunos ecologistas están en contra de que los científicos intenten crear esa especia híbrida de planta.Many ecologists are against scientists trying to create that hybrid species of plant.
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