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mole

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mole(
moh
-
leh
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (hunk)
a. bulk
El edificio era una mole de piedra y cristal.The building was a bulk of stone and glass.
b. mass
El parque es una mole de madera y acero en vez de follaje.The park is a mass of wood and steel instead of greenery.
c. pile
Hay una mole de documentos esperándote.There is a pile of documents waiting for you.
d. block
Esa cosa no es una mesa; solo es una mole de madera.That thing's not a table; it's just a block of wood.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. mole
Mi abuela hacía el mejor mole del pueblo.My grandmother made the best mole in town.
b. mole sauce
¿Vas a guisar el cerdo con mole o con salsa de champiñones?Are you going to make the pork with mole sauce or mushroom sauce?
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mole
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. hulk
2. (general)
a. thick, cooked chilli sauce
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
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mole
(masa) mass; bulk; (edificio) pile
la enorme mole del buque the vast bulk of the ship; ese edificio/hombre es una mole that building/man is massive; se sentó con toda su mole he sat down with his full bulk o weight
mole (México)
(salsa) thick chilli sauce; (plato) meat in chilli sauce
ser el mole de algn to be sb's favourite thing
mole de olla meat stew
mole poblano meat dish from Puebla
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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