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cacao

cacao(
kah
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kah
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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. (culinary)
a. cocoa
Añade tres cucharadas de cacao a la masa y revuelve.Add three tablespoons of cocoa to the batter and stir.
Algunos estudios sugieren que el consumir cacao en pocas cantidades puede tener beneficios para la salud.Some studies suggest that consuming cocoa in small quantities might have health benefits.
2. (beverage)
a. cocoa
En las mañanas frías, siempre bebemos cacao.On cold mornings, we always drink cocoa.
3. (botany)
a. cacao
En la región abundan las plantaciones de cacao y coco.Plantations of cacao and coconut abound in the region.
4. (fruit)
a. cacao
Los cacaos fueron tostados y aplastados hasta formar una pasta.The cacaos were roasted and crushed into a paste.
b. cacao bean
¡Qué rico huelen esos cacaos!Those cacao beans smell so good!
5. (cosmetics)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. cocoa butter
¿Tienes cacao? Tengo los labios secos.Do you have any cocoa butter? My lips are dry.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(confusion)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. fuss
¿Por qué tanto cacao? - Los empleados están llamando a la huelga.What was all that fuss about? - The employees are calling a strike.
b. to-do
Armamos un buen cacao por la subida de precios.We made a big to-do about the price increase.
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cacao
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (bebida; caliente)
a. cocoa
2. (fría)
a. chocolate milk
3. (semilla)
a. cocoa bean
4. (árbol)
a. cacao
5. (para labios)
a. lip salve
6. (colloquial)
a. chaos, mess
7. (jaleo)
a. fuss, rumpus
cacao mentalmental confusion
tener un cacao mentalto be at sixes and sevens
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cacao
1 (Botánica) cacao; (bebida) cocoa
cacao en polvo cocoa powder
pedir cacao (Latinoamérica) to give in; beg for mercy
ser gran cacao to have influence
no valer un cacao (Latinoamérica) to be worthless
2 (jaleo) fuss; to-do
armar o montar un cacao to cause havoc
Llegó el último partido de Liga y los azulgrana se quedaron, de nuevo, con las ganas de conocer Europa. El Sevilla visitó Las Corts y [montó el cacao.]
se armó un buen cacao all hell broke loose (familiar)
tener un cacao en la cabeza to be all mixed up
cacao mental mental confusion
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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