morrón
morrón(
moh
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rrohn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (vegetable)
a. red pepper
Tomamos morrones rellenos de bacalao con salsa de pimiento verde como entrante.We had red peppers stuffed with cod with green pepper sauce as an appetizer.
2. (botany)
a. red pepper
Recogí unos morrones maduros de su planta para preparar una ensalada de verduras.I picked some ripe red peppers from the plant to prepare a vegetable salad.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(hit)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. thump
No miraba donde andaba y se chocó con la pared, dándole un morrón fuerte.He wasn't looking where he was going and slammed into the wall with a nasty thump.
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morrón
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
pimiento morrónred pepper
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
darse un morrónto give oneself a real thump
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morrón
adjective
pimiento morrón sweet red pepper
1 (pimiento) sweet red pepper
2 (España) (golpe) blow
se ha dado un morrón
se dio un morrón con la puerta he banged into the door and hurt his face
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