This word may also be spelled "pizcar."
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to collect)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. to harvest
Mis tíos se ganan la vida sembrando y piscando maíz en la zona de San Juan, en Michoacán.My uncles and aunts make a living growing and harvesting corn around San Juan, in Michoacan.
b. to pick (cotton, coffee)
Cuando era niño, Francisco piscaba algodón con su mamá.When he was a little boy, Francisco would pick cotton with his mother.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to collect a crop)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. to harvest crops
Hoy en día, piscar es más fácil gracias a las máquinas.Nowadays, harvesting crops is easier thanks to machines.
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piscar (México)
transitive verb
to pinch; nip
intransitive verb
to harvest maize; harvest corn; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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