cockle

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cockle(
ka
-
kuhl
)
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 berberecho
(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)
Once the tide goes out, we'll go out and dig for cockles.Una vez que baje la marea, iremos a buscar berberechos.
2. (culinary)
a. el berberecho
(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)
Let's buy some bread, cheese, razor clams, and a few tins of cockles.Vamos a comprar pan, algo de queso, unas navajas y unas latas de berberechos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to wrinkle)
a. arrugar
Don't get any water near the book, or you'll cockle the pages.No pongas el agua cerca del libro o arrugarás las páginas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to wrinkle)
a. arrugarse
The rubber band was too tight around the poster, and it cockled down the middle.La gomita estaba demasiado ceñida por el cartel, y se arrugó por el medio.
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cockle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (shellfish)
a. el berberecho
(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)
2. (colloquial)
a.
it warmed the cockles of his heartle alegró el corazón
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cockle [ˈkɒkl]
noun
(Zool) berberecho (m)
to warm the cockles of sb's heart llenar a algn de ternura
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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