el tecolote
-the owl
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tecolote

tecolote(
teh
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koh
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loh
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teh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (animal)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
(Guatemala)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. owl
El ulular de los tecolotes en el bosque me asustó.The owls' hooting in the forest scared me.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(policeman)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. cop
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Me paró un tecolote y me pidió mi licencia de conducir.A cop flagged me down and asked to see my driver's license.
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tecolote
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. owl
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tecolote
1 (Centroamérica) (México) (búho) owl
2 (México) (policía) policeman; cop (familiar)
adjective
1 (Centroamérica) [+color] reddish-brown
2 (Centroamérica) (México) (borracho) drunk
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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