guaco
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guaco(
gwa
-
ko
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el guaco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Joel went out to find some guaco to treat the bite.Joel salió a buscar guaco para tratar la mordedura.
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guaco
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “huaco” in the sense shown in 2).
guaco(
gwah
-
koh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. guaco
Muchos habitantes de la zona creen que las hojas del guaco tienen poderes curativos.Many locals believe that the leaves of the guaco have healing powers.
2. (history)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. pottery artifact
Los guacos que encontramos serán enviados al Museo Nacional.The pottery artifacts we found will be sent to the National Museum.
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