cobayo

cobayo(
koh
-
bah
-
yoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (animal)
a. guinea pig
Tengo un cobayo marrón y blanco que se llama Yago.I have a brown-and-white guinea pig called Yago.
El niño le dio un pedacito de lechuga al cobayo.The boy gave the guinea pig a piece of lettuce.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(subject of experiment)
a. guinea pig
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
A mí no me vas a agarrar de cobayo. ¡Busca alguien más que te ayude con tus experimentos!You're not going to use me as a guinea pig. Find someone else to help you with your experiments!
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