carnero
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carnero(
kahr
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neh
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roh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. ram
Criamos carneros solo por su lana y no su carne.We keep rams only for their wool and not for their meat.
2. (culinary)
a. mutton
El carnero suele ser más duro que la carne de cordero.Mutton tends to be tougher than lamb.
3. (strikebreaker) (Southern Cone)
a. scab
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
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)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Juan trabajó como carnero durante la huelga de los metalúrgicos.Juan worked as a scab during the metal workers' strike.
b. blackleg
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)
(United Kingdom)
A Daniel lo contrataron como carnero en la fábrica cuando comenzó el paro.Daniel was hired as a blackleg at the factory when the strike started.
4. (material)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. sheepskin
Vendemos botas de carnero y de cuero.We sell boots made of sheepskin and leather.
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carnero
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. ram
2. (carne)
a. mutton
3. (fam pey) (River Plate)
a. scab
b. blackleg (United Kingdom)
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carnero
1 (Zoología) sheep; ram
no hay tales carneros there's no such thing
cantar para el carnero to kick the bucket (muy_familiar); peg out (muy_familiar)
carnero de la sierra (Latinoamérica)carnero de la tierra (Latinoamérica) llama; alpaca; vicuña
carnero de simiente breeding ram
carnero marino seal
2 (Culin) mutton
3 (piel) sheepskin
4 (S. Cone) (esquirol) blackleg; scab (familiar)
5
botarse o echarse al carnero (S. Cone) to chuck it all up (familiar); throw in the towel
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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