el nabo
-the turnip
See the entry for nabo.

nabo

nabo(
nah
-
boh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (vegetable)
a. turnip
Puedes echarle un nabo al cocido.You can add a turnip to the stew.
b. root vegetable
Los nabos se pueden cocinar de diferentes formas.Root vegetables can be cooked in different ways.
2. (architecture)
a. newel
El nabo sostiene toda la escalera.The newel supports the whole staircase.
3.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(male genitalia)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. dick
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Mi mamá me enseñó que no hay que decir "nabo".My mother taught me not to say "dick."
b. cock
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Las palabras "nabo" y "coño" suenan mal.The words "cock" and "beaver" sound trashy.
c. prick
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Un alumno fue regañado por decir "chúpame el nabo".A student was punished for saying "suck my prick."
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(stupid person) (River Plate)
a. idiot
Ese nabo dejó prendida las luces otra vez.That idiot left the lights on again.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(stupid) (River Plate)
a. dumb
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Qué naba sos! ¡Dejá de decir eso!You are so dumb! Stop saying that!
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nabo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (planta)
a. turnip
2. (muy fam)
a. tool
b. knob (United Kingdom)
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nabo
1 (Botánica) turnip; (raíz gruesa) root vegetable
nabo gallego rape
nabo sueco swede; rutabaga; (EEUU)
2 (Anatomía) root of the tail
3 (Archit) newel; stair post
4 (Náutica) mast
5 (pene) prick (vulgar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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