lard(
lard
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. la manteca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Grease the dough with lard before you bake it.Engrasa la masa con manteca antes de hornearla.
b. la manteca de cerdo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We used lard instead of butter to make these pastries.Usamos manteca de cerdo en vez de mantequilla para hacer estos pasteles.
c. la grasa de cerdo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(River Plate)
My friend showed me how to make soap out of lard.Mi amiga me enseñó a hacer jabón con grasa de cerdo.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(body fat)
a. la grasa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Maybe if I exercised I would burn off some of this lard.Quizá si hiciera ejercicio podría quemar un poco de esta grasa.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to stuff with lard)
a. mechar
If you lard the meat, it will maintain more moisture.Si mechas la carne, conservará mejor la humedad.
4. (to intersperse; used with "with")
a. intercalar
His lectures were larded with trivial anecdotes.Intercalaba anécdotas triviales en sus clases.
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lard
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fat)
a. la manteca or
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
b. la grasa de cerdo
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(River Plate)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(sprinkle)
he larded his writings with quotationssus escritos estaban recargados de citas
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lard [lɑːd]
noun
manteca (f) de cerdo
transitive verb
lardear; mechar;
to lard sth with salpicar algo de; adornar algo con
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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