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choclo
choclo(
choh
-
kloh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El choclo se siembra generalmente en la primavera.Corn is generally sown in spring.
b. maize (United Kingdom)
El choclo necesita mucha agua, por lo que hay que regarlo constantemente.Maize needs a lot of water, so it has to be watered constantly.
2. (kernels)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. sweet corn
María nos preparó choclo con mantequilla, y le quedó muy rico.Maria gave us sweet corn with butter, and it was really tasty.
b. sweetcorn
Para esta receta se puede utilizar choclo de lata.You can use canned sweetcorn for this recipe.
3. (cob)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. corncob
Estaba tan hambrienta que dejé el choclo sin un solo grano.I was so hungry that I didn't leave a single kernel on the the corncob.
4. (footwear)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. brogue
Mauricio se compró unos cómodos choclos de piel para el trabajo.Mauricio bought a pair of comfortable leather brogues for work.
b. shoe
A Alicia los choclos ya le quedan pequeños; tendremos que comprarle más.Alicia's shoes are too small for her; we'll need to get her some more.
5. (long talk)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
a. screed
No pude llegar antes ya que tuve que escuchar el aburrido choclo del conferencista.I couldn't come before because I had to listen to the speaker's boring screed.
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choclo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (maíz)
a. maize
b. corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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choclo
1 (zueco) clog
meter el choclo (México) to put one's foot in it
2 (México) low-heeled shoe
choclo
1 (Latinoamérica) (Agr) (planta) maize; corn; (EEUU) (mazorca) corncob; (granos) sweetcorn
2 choclos (S. Cone) [de niño] (brazos) children's arms; (piernas) children's legs;
3 (And)
un choclo de algo a group of sth; a lot of sth
4 (S. Cone) (dificultad) difficulty; trouble; (molestia) annoyance; (carga) burden; task
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