Usage note
This word is often used in the plural.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. seafood
En los países mediterráneos se come mucho marisco.In Mediterranean countries, people eat a lot of seafood.
b. shellfish
Si eres alérgico al marisco, definitivamente deberías evitar las almejas.If you are allergic to shellfish, you should definitely avoid clams.
2. (animal)
a. shellfish
Esta zona de la costa es rica en mariscos.This part of the coast is rich in shellfish.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. seafood, shellfish
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shellfish; seafood
no me gusta el marisco no me gustan los mariscos I don't like shellfish o seafood
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Phrases with "marisco"
Here are the most popular phrases with "marisco." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
paella de marisco
seafood paella
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