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cascarilla
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cascarilla(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (botany)
a. husk
Los granjeros usaban las cascarillas de trigo para alimentar su ganado.The farmers used the wheat husks to feed their livestock.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(irritable person)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
(Southern Cone)
a. quick-tempered person
Siempre hay una cascarilla en un equipo, ni modo.There's a quick-tempered person on every team, but what can you do?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(irritable)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
(Southern Cone)
a. touchy
No seas tan cascarilla, Pablo. Solo era una broma.Don't be so touchy, Pablo. I was joking.
b. quick-tempered
El papá de Emilia es muy paciente, pero su mamá es cascarilla y gruñona.Emilia's dad is very patient, but her mom is quick-tempered and grumpy.
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cascarilla
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. husk
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cascarilla
adjective
(Caribe) (S. Cone) (enojadizo) touchy; quick-tempered
1 (Caribe) (S. Cone) quick-tempered person
2 (And) (S. Cone) (Med) medicinal herb
dried cacao husks >
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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