capon
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capon
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (castrated rooster)
a. el capón
(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 capons are more expensive because their meat is more tender.Los capones son más caros porque su carne es más tierna.
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capon
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el capón
(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).
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capon [ˈkeɪpən]
noun
capón (m)
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capón
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capón(
kah
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pohn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(tap on the head)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. rap on the head
Mi abuelo solía darme capones cada vez que decía una palabrota.My grandfather used to give me a rap on the head every time I said a swear word.
2. (culinary; rooster)
a. capon
El menú de Navidad incluye capón relleno asado acompañado de papas majadas.The Christmas menu includes a stuffed roast capon with mashed potatoes.
3. (culinary; sheep)
a. mutton
Preparé una riquísima receta de capón sin darme cuenta de que eras vegetariano.I prepared mutton for dinner without realizing you were vegetarian.
4. (castrated male sheep) (River Plate)
a. wether (animal)
Al carnero se le extirparon los testículos y ahora es un capón.The ram got its testicles removed and now it is a wether.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (that has been castrated)
a. castrated
Este caballo capón solía ser muy salvaje antes de castrarlo.This castrated horse used to be very wild before he was neutered.
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capón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. capon
2. (colloquial)
a. rap on the head
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capón
rap on the head
capón
adjective
castrated
1 (pollo) capon; (hombre) eunuch
2 (S. Cone) (cordero) castrated sheep; wether; (carne) mutton
3 (S. Cone) (novato) novice; greenhorn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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