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pastel

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pastel(
pahs
-
tehl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (culinary)
a. cake
Necesito extracto de vainilla para hacer el glaseado del pastel.I need some vanilla extract to make the icing for the cake.
b. pie (with a pastry crust)
He comprado pastel de carne para la cena.I bought a meat pie for dinner.
c. pastry
Uso el horno sobre todo para hacer pasteles.I use the oven to bake pastries above all.
2. (fine arts)
a. pastel
La mayoría de su obra es al pastel y acuarelas.Most of his work is done with pastels and watercolors.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (color)
a. pastel
El interior de la casa estaba recién pintado de azul pastel.The interior of the house was freshly painted in a pastel blue.
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pastel
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (color)
a. pastel
colores pastelpastel colors
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (culinary)
a. cake
3. (salado)
a. pie
pastel de bodaswedding cake
pastel de cumpleañosbirthday cake
pastel de manzanaapple pie
4. (art)
a. pastel
pintar al pastelto draw in pastels
5. (expresiones)
a.
descubrir el pastelto let the cat out of the bag
repartirse el pastelto share things out
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pastel
1 (Culin) (dulce) cake; [de carne] pie
pasteles pastry
singular
; (s)
confectionery
singular
; (s)
repartirse el pastel to divide up the cake o pie; (EEUU)
pastel de boda wedding cake
pastel de cumpleaños birthday cake
pastel de choclo
2 (Arte) pastel
pintura al pastel pastel drawing
3 (chanchullo) scam (familiar)
se descubrió el pastel the scam came to light (familiar)
4 (chapuza) botch; mess
adjective
pastel
tono pastel pastel shade
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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