el chayote
-the chayote
See the entry for chayote.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (fruit)
a. chayote
El chayote es una fruta nutritiva y baja en calorías.Chayote is a nutritious, low-calorie fruit.
b. vegetable pear
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Corta el chayote en dados y hiérvelos en agua durante 15 minutos.Cut the vegetable pear into cubes and boil it in water for 15 minutes.
2. (botany)
a. chayote
El chayote crece mejor en zonas tropicales.Chayote grows best in tropical regions.
b. mirliton
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Las hojas tiernas de chayote están deliciosas al vapor.Young mirliton leaves are delicious steamed.
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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. (general)
a. chayote
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
chayote; vegetable pear; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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