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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (walking aid)
a. walking stick
El anciano no podía caminar sin su báculo.The old man couldn't walk without his walking stick.
b. cane
Mi abuela usó el báculo como apoyo para levantarse de la silla.My grandmother used her cane for support to help her get up from her chair.
c. stick
Puedo caminar con la ayuda de un báculo. Todavía no necesito la silla de ruedas.I can walk with a stick. I don't need a wheelchair yet.
d. staff
La mayoría de los peregrinos con los que me encontré en el camino llevaban un báculo.Most of the pilgrims I met on the journey carried a staff.
2. (religious)
a. crozier
El obispo lleva un báculo, indicando que él es el pastor y los fieles son el rebaño.The bishop carries a crozier, indicating that he's the shepherd and the faithful are the flock.
b. crosier
Dicen que el Papa prefiere usar un báculo de madera en lugar de uno de oro.They say that the Pope prefers to use a wooden crosier rather than a gold one.
3. (emotional help)
a. support
Sus amigos y familiares fueron un báculo durante sus últimos días.His friends and family were a support during his final days.
4. (animal anatomy)
a. baculum
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
A diferencia de otros mamíferos machos, el hombre no tiene báculo.Unlike other male mammals, men don't have bacula.
b. penis bone
Mi primo nos enseñó su colección de báculos de distintos tamaños que venían de morsas, osos y otros animales.My cousin showed us his collection of penis bones of different sizes from walruses, bears, and other animals.
c. penile bone
¿No sabías que los perros tienen báculos que los ayudan a mantener la cópula?Didn't you know that dogs have penile bones which help them to maintain copulation?
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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 obispo)
a. crosier
2. (sostén)
a. support
ella será el báculo de mi vejezshe'll comfort me in my old age
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1 (bastón) stick; staff
báculo pastoral crozier; bishop's staff
2 (apoyo) prop; support
ser el báculo de la vejez de algn to be sb's comfort in old age
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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