A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal anatomy)
a. fleshy part of the neck
El matador le clavó la espada al toro en el morrillo.The matador thrusted the sword into the fleshy part of the neck of the bull.
2. (culinary)
a. fleshy part of the neck
No me gusta el sabor del morrillo.I don't like the taste of the fleshy part of the neck.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
a. back of the neck
María se corrió el cabello y me mostró el tatuaje que tiene en el morrillo.Maria moved her hair and showed me the tattoo she has on the back of the neck.
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(Zoología) fleshy part of the neck; (cuello) neck; back of the neck;
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