catfish

USAGE NOTE
The plural of “catfish” can be “catfish” or “catfishes.”
catfish(
kaht
-
fihsh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. el bagre
(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).
(M)
The river was teeming with catfish and barbel.El río hervía de bagres y barbos.
b. el siluro
(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).
(M)
The electric catfish can generate up to 300 volts of electricity.El siluro eléctrico puede generar hasta 300 voltios de electricidad.
2. (culinary)
a. el bagre
(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).
(M)
We had baked catfish for dinner.Cenamos bagre al horno.
b. el siluro
(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).
(M)
You can coat the catfish in cornmeal and fry it.Puedes empanar el siluro con harina de maíz y freírlo.
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catfish
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el siluro
(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).
(M)
catfish [ˈkætfɪʃ]
noun
catfish catfishes siluro (m); bagre (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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