el pan
-the bread
See the entry for pan.


Food Vocabulary 
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (culinary)
a. bread
Aprendí a hacer pan en la escuela de cocina.I learned to make bread at cooking school.
b. loaf
¿Puedes comprar un pan en la panadería de camino a casa?Could you buy a loaf at the bakery on your way home?
2. (thin metal)
a. leaf
El altar de la iglesia está cubierto de pan de oro.The altar of the church is covered in gold leaf.
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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. (alimento)
a. bread
un pana loaf of bread
pan de barraFrench bread
pan Bimbo®sliced bread
pan francésFrench bread
pan de centenorye bread
pan de moldesliced bread
pan moreno o negrobrown bread
pan de orogold leaf o foil
pan ralladobreadcrumbs
2. (expresiones)
a pan y aguaon bread and water
3. (colloquial)
contigo, pan y cebollaI'll go through thick and thin with you
ganarse el panto earn a living
llamar al pan pan y al vino vinoto call a spade a spade
4. (colloquial)
ser más bueno que el panto be kindness itself
5. (colloquial)
estar más bueno que el panto be gorgeous
6. (colloquial)
ser pan comidoto be a piece of cake, to be as easy as pie
7. (colloquial)
ser el pan nuestro de cada díato be commonplace, to be an everyday occurence
8. (prov)
a falta de pan buenas son tortasyou have to make the most of what you've got
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1 (Culin) bread; (hogaza) loaf
les gusta mucho el pan con mantequilla they love bread and butter; compré dos panes I bought two loaves; estar a pan y agua to be on bread and water
pan blanco pan candeal white bread
pan casero home-made bread
pan cenceño unleavened bread
pan de centeno rye bread
pan de flor white bread
pan de molde tin loaf
pan duro stale bread
pan francés (Arg) baguette
pan integral wholemeal bread
pan lactal (Arg) sandwich loaf
pan moreno brown bread
pan rallado breadcrumbs
; (p)
2 (bloque)
pan de azúcar sugar loaf
pan de hierba turf; sod
pan de higos block of dried figs
pan de jabón bar o cake of soap
3 (Agr) wheat
un año de mucho pan a year of a heavy wheat crop
4 (Técnica) gold o silver leaf
con su pan se lo coma that's his look-out
contigo pan y cebolla (with you I'd gladly have) love in a cottage
echar panes (And) (S. Cone) to boast; brag
ganarse el pan to earn one's living
hacer un pan como unas hostias to make a real mistake o gaffe
llamar al pan pan y al vino vino to call a spade a spade
más bueno que el pan
estar más bueno que el pan [+persona] to be gorgeous; be dishy (familiar); ser más bueno que el pan to be as good as gold
ser pan comido
eso es pan comido it's a piece of cake; it's a cinch
ser el pan nuestro de cada día
aquí los atracos son el pan nuestro de cada día muggings happen all the time around here
venderse como pan bendito to sell like hot cakes
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