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lamb
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lamb(
lahm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el cordero
(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).
(less than a year old)
Our new lambs are grazing on the farm.Nuestros nuevos corderos están pastando en la granja.
The farmer treated the orphaned lamb with great tenderness.El granjero trató al cordero huérfano con mucha ternura.
b. el borrego
(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).
(over one year old)
The wool from these lambs is soft and warm.La lana de estos borregos es suave y caliente.
2. (culinary)
a. el cordero
(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).
Leg of lamb is our Sunday special.La pierna de cordero es nuestro especial de los domingos.
b. el borrego
(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).
I didn't realize these sausages were made with lamb.No me había dado cuenta de que estas salchichas estaban hechas de borrego.
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lamb
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el cordero
(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).
2. (religion)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Lamb (of God)Cordero de Dios
poor lamb!¡pobrecillo!
like lambs to the slaughtercomo ovejas al matadero
lamb chopchuleta de cordero
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lamb [læm]
noun
(animal) cordero (m); (older) borrego (m); (meat) (carne (f) de) cordero (m)
the Lamb of God el Cordero de Dios; my poor lamb! ¡pobrecito!; he surrendered like a lamb no ofreció la menor resistencia; he took it like a lamb ni siquiera rechistó
to go like a lamb to the slaughter ir como borrego al matadero
intransitive verb
parir
modifier
lamb chop (n) chuleta (f) de cordero
lamb's lettuce (n) valeriana (f)
lamb's wool (n)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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