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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “sacate.”
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (provender)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. fodder
Cuando fui a la granja, vi al ganado comiendo zacate.When I went to the farm, I saw the cattle grazing fodder.
b. grass
Hay un armadillo en mi jardín que está destrozando el zacate.There is an armadillo in my garden which is ruining the grass.
c. hay
El agricultor transporta pacas de zacate por el campo con su tractor.The farmer carries hay bales in his tractor across the field.
2. (scrubber)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. scourer
El zacate que tengo en la cocina deja la vajilla reluciente.The scourer I have in the kitchen leaves the dishes shiny.
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1 (Centroamérica) (hierba) grass; (heno) hay; fodder; (Centroamérica) (México) (paja) straw; thatch
2 (México) (trapo) dishcloth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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