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el engendro
-the fetus
See the entry for engendro.
él/ella/usted engendró
-he/she/you produced
Preteriteél/ella/ustedconjugation ofengendrar.


"Engendro" is a synonym for "fetus," but is usually used pejoratively.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (unborn child)
a. fetus
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El engendro todavía no está formado porque la madre solo está embarazada de cuatro meses.The fetus is not formed yet because the mother is only four months pregnant.
b. foetus (United Kingdom)
En la ecografía pudimos distinguir la cabeza del engendro.We were able to make out the head of the foetus in the ultrasound.
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g., redneck).
(very ugly person)
a. monster
El novio de Julia no es ningún engendro. De hecho, me parece atractivo.Julia's boyfriend is no monster. In fact, I find him quite attractive.
3. (eyesore)
a. monstrosity
La mujer española que "restauró" el Ecce homo se hizo famosa por dibujar un auténtico engendro.The Spanish woman who "restored" the Ecce homo became famous for painting a real monstrosity.
4. (deformed creature)
a. malformed creature
El engendro está expuesto en el museo de ciencias.The malformed creature is exhibited in the Science Museum.
b. freak
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
Esa mujer quedó como un engendro tras hacerse la cirugía estética.That woman now looks like a freak after getting plastic surgery.
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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. (ser deforme)
a. freak, deformed creature
2. (niño)
a. malformed child
3. (obra fea o mala)
a. monstrosity
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1 (ser deforme) freak
¡mal engendro! ¡engendro del diablo! little monster!
2 (feto) foetus; fetus; (EEUU)
3 (invención) idiotic scheme; impossible plan
el proyecto es el engendro del ministro the plan is the brainchild of the minister
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