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maní
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Usage note
The plural of "maní" can either be "maníes" or "manises."
maní(
mah
-
nee
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (nut)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. peanut
Mi hijo es alérgico al maní.My son is allergic to peanuts.
2. (botany)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. groundnut
¿Cuándo introdujeron el maní en Europa?When was the groundnut introduced to Europe?
b. peanut
¿En qué tipo de suelo crece mejor el maní?What type of soil does the peanut grow best in?
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maní
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. peanut
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maní
maníes o manises (plural)
1 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (cacahuete) peanut; (planta) groundnut plant
2 (Caribe) (dinero) dough (muy_familiar); dosh (muy_familiar)
3
¡maní! (S. Cone) never!
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