A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (animal)
a. horn
El toro casi le clava el cuerno al matador en la pierna.The bull almost thrust its horn into the matador's leg.
b. antler (of deer)
Al pintor le encanta pintar los ciervos por sus cuernos elegantes y grandes.The painter loves painting stags because of their large, elegant antlers.
c. feeler (of a snail)
Los cuernos del caracol son muy sensibles al tacto.The snail's feelers are very sensitive to touch.
2. (musical instrument)
a. horn
A los cuernos les falta una trompeta para el ensayo de hoy.The horns are missing one trumpet for today's rehearsal.
3. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. croissant
Los sábados desayuno café con cuernos.On Saturdays I have coffee and croissants for breakfast.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de animal)
a. horn
2. (de ciervo)
a. antler
3. (de caracol)
a. horn, feeler
4. (colloquial)
mandar al cuerno a alguiento send somebody packing
5. (colloquial)
poner cuernos a alguiento be unfaithful to somebody
6. (geography)
el Cuerno de Áfricathe Horn of Africa
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1 (Zoología) horn; [de ciervo] antler
el Cuerno de África the Horn of Africa; ¡cuerno(s)! gosh! (familiar); blimey! (muy_familiar)
¡(y) un cuerno! my foot!; you must be joking!
coger al toro por los cuernos to take the bull by the horns
estar en los cuernos (del toro) to be in a jam (familiar)
irse al cuerno [+negocio] to fail; go to the wall (familiar); [+proyecto] to fall through
¡que se vaya al cuerno! he can go to hell!
mandar a algn al cuerno to tell sb to go to hell (familiar)
mandar algo al cuerno to consign sth to hell
poner los cuernos a algn to cheat on sb; cuckold sb (anticuado)
romperse los cuernos to break one's back working; work one's butt off (familiar); (EEUU)
¡así te rompas los cuernos! I hope you break your neck!
saber a cuerno quemado
esto me sabe a cuerno quemado it makes my blood boil
cuerno de la abundancia horn of plenty
2 (Culin) roll; croissant
3 (Mil) wing
4 (Música) horn
cuerno alpino alpenhorn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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