poto
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poto(
poh
-
toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. calabash
Cuando el poto madure, voy a usarlo para hacer un recipiente para beber.When the calabash matures, I will use it to carve a drinking container.
2. (culinary)
a. calabash
Para hacer horchata, necesitas poto.You need calabash to make horchata.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(anatomy)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. butt
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Crees que con estos pantalones, se me ve grande el poto?Do you think these pants make my butt look big?
b. bum
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
El jardinero se agachó para examinar la tierra, apoyando el poto en los talones.The gardener crouched down to examine the soil, resting his bum on his heels.
4. (container)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. earthenware jug
Nos trajeron la chicha que pedimos en un poto.We were served the purple corn liquor in an earthenware jug.
5. (lower end)
a. bottom
Hay un poco más de whisky al poto de la botella. ¿Lo quieres?There's a little bit of whiskey left at the bottom of the bottle. Do you want it?
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poto
(And) (S. Cone)
1 (culo) backside; bum (muy_familiar); butt (muy_familiar); (EEUU)
2 (fondo) lower end
3 (Botánica) calabash
4 (vasija) earthenware jug
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "poto"
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cara de poto
stink face
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