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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (commotion)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. riot
El molote que oí anoche era por una pelea entre dos bandas.The riot I heard last night was because of a fight between two gangs.
2. (sewing)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. ball of wool
El gato jugó con el molote hasta deshilacharlo.The cat played with the ball of wool until it was unravelled.
3. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. fried corn pancake
Creo que esta noche prepararé unos molotes para cenar.I think I'm going prepare some fried corn pancakes for dinner.
4. (chignon)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. bun
El peinado elegido para el debut de la modelo fue un molote informal.The hairstyle chosen for the debut of the model was a casual bun.
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1 (México) (ovillo) ball of wool
2 (México) (Culin) fried maize pancake
3 (And) (México) (jugarreta) dirty trick
4 (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (México) (alboroto) riot; commotion
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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