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camarón

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camarón(
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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. (animal)
a. shrimp
En esta región, puedes encontrar camarones, langostas y cangrejos.In this region, you can find shrimps, lobsters, and crabs.
b. prawn (United Kingdom)
Muchos pescadores vienen aquí a pescar camarones.Many fishers come here to catch prawns.
2. (culinary)
a. shrimp
Compramos salmón y camarones para hacer sushi.We bought salmon and shrimp to make sushi.
b. prawn (United Kingdom)
Esta noche vamos a cenar pescado y cócteles de camarones.Tonight we're having fish and prawn cocktail for dinner.
3. (occasional job)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. casual work
Estoy buscando un camarón porque necesito dinero extra.I'm looking for some casual work because I need extra money.
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camarón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. shrimp (United Kingdom)
b. prawn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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camarón
1 (Zoología) shrimp
2 (Centroamérica) (propina) tip; gratuity
3 (And) (traidor) turncoat
hacer camarón to change sides; go over to the other side o camp
4 (Centroamérica) (trabajo) casual o occasional work
5 (S. Cone) (litera) bunk (bed)
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