metate(
meh
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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. (general)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. flat grindstone
Conozco a una mujer guatemalteca que todavía utiliza un metate para reducir los granos de trigo a harina.I know a Guatemalan woman who still uses a flat grindstone for grinding wheat grains into flour.
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metate
(Centroamérica) (México) flat stone for grinding
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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