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elote(
eh
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loh
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teh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (maize cob)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. corncob
Me encantan los elotes asados.I love roasted corncobs.
b. ear of corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Pon a hervir los elotes con un poco de sal.Set the ears of corn to boil with a bit of salt.
2. (maize)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. sweetcorn
El elote es un alimento muy popular en México.Sweetcorn is a very popular food in Mexico.
b. corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Podemos ponerle también elote a la ensalada.We can also add corn to the salad.
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elote
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mazorca)
a. corncob, ear of maize o
b. corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (granos)
a. sweetcorn
b. corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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elote
(Centroamérica) (México) (mazorca) corncob; corn on the cob; (maíz) maize; corn; (EEUU) sweet corn
coger a algn asando elotes to catch sb red-handed
pagar los elotes to carry the can (familiar)
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