matate(
mah
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tah
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teh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. canvas bag
El campesino llevaba a cuestas un matate lleno de manzanas.The farmer carried a canvas bag full of apples on his back.
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matate
(Centroamérica) canvas bag
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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