cardón

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cardón(
kahr
-
dohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (botany)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. Mexican giant cardon
El cardón es uno de los cactus de mayor tamaño que existen.The Mexican giant cardon is one of the larger cactuses that there are.
b. elephant cactus
El fruto del cardón es espinoso, y sus flores tienen forma de embudo.The fruit of the elephant cactus is prickly, and its flowers are funnel-shaped.
2. (botany)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
(Southern Cone)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. cereus
En el jardín botánico de Tilcara, vimos distintas especies de cardón.In the botannical garden of Tilcara, we saw different species of cereus.
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