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maíz
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maíz(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Se cultiva mucho maíz en el estado de Ohio.A lot of corn is grown in Ohio.
b. maize (United Kingdom)
Los granjeros perdieron toda la cosecha de maíz debido a la sequía.The farmers lost their entire crop of maize due to the drought.
2. (culinary)
a. corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
En Maine, una cena muy típica es el bogavante al vapor con mantequilla derretida y mazorca de maíz.A typical dinner in Maine is steamed lobster with melted butter and corn on the cob.
b. sweetcorn (United Kingdom)
Esta noche vamos a comer chuleta de cordero con maíz y zanahoria.Tonight we're going to eat lamb chops with sweetcorn and carrots.
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maíz
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (planta)
a. maize (United Kingdom)
b. (Indian) corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (utilizado en cocina)
a. sweetcorn (United Kingdom)
b. corn
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
maíz tostadotoasted, salted maize kernels
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maíz
maize; corn; (EEUU) sweetcorn
maíz en la mazorca corn on the cob
palomitas de maíz
coger a algn asando maíz (Caribe) to catch sb red-handed
dar a algn maíz tostado (And) to give sb their comeuppance
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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