buey

buey(
bwehee
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (mammal)
a. ox
En algunos países, los agricultores aún labran con bueyes.In some countries, farmers still plow with oxen.
2. (crustacean)
a. edible crab
Hay muchos cangrejos en esta playa, especialmente bueyes y nécoras.There are a lot of crabs on this beach, especially edible crabs and velvet crabs.
b. brown crab
Hay muchos bueyes en estas aguas.There are a lot of brown crabs in these waters.
3. (meat)
a. ox
¿Y si comemos estofado de buey?How about having ox stew?
4. (seafood)
a. edible crab
¿Tienes que utilizar buey o vale igualmente langosta?Do you have to use edible crab or will lobster do just as well?
b. brown crab
El buey está carísimo en Navidad.Brown crab is really expensive at Christmas.
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buey
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (mamífero)
a. ox
2. (crustáceo)
a. edible crab
b. brown crab (United Kingdom)
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buey
1 (Zoología) ox
buey almizclado musk ox
buey corneta (And) (S. Cone) one-horned ox; (entrometido) busybody; nosey-parker (familiar)
nunca falta un buey corneta (And) (S. Cone) there's always someone who can't keep his mouth shut
buey de Francia crab
buey de mar variety of crab or crawfish
Los bogavantes, langostas, centollas o [bueyes de mar] pequeños, comode medio kilo, necesitarán alrededor de diez minutos.
buey marino manatee
buey muerto (Caribe) bargain
2
como bueyes enormous
chinches como bueyes bedbugs the size of elephants; enormous bedbugs
cuando vuelen los bueyes when pigs fly
hablar de bueyes perdidos (S. Cone) to waste one's breath
pegar bueyes (Centroamérica) to go to sleep
poner los bueyes antes que el carro to put the cart before the horse
saber con los bueyes que ara (Caribe) to know who your friends are
sacar el buey de la barranca (México) to bring it off
ser un buey para algo
es un buey para el trabajo he's a tremendous worker
buey suelto free agent; (soltero) bachelor
3 (Latinoamérica) (cornudo) cuckold
4 (Caribe) (dineral) big sum of money
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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