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prawn

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prawn(
pran
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. el langostino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(large)
The fishermen came back with their nets filled with prawns so huge they looked like small lobsters.Los pescadores regresaron con sus redes repletas de langostinos tan grandes que parecían langostitas.
b. el camarón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(small or medium)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
These coastal waters are rich in crustaceans such as crabs, lobsters, and prawns.Estas aguas costeras son ricas en crustáceos tales como cangrejos, langostas y camarones.
c. la gamba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(medium)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Because of damage to the ecosystem, fishing for prawns in the river was prohibited.A causa del daño al ecosistema, se prohibió pescar gambas en el río.
d. la quisquilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(small)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
There are actually more species of saltwater prawns than there are freshwater prawns.En realidad, hay más especies de quisquillas de agua salada que de agua dulce.
2. (culinary)
a. el langostino
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(large)
We grilled the prawns before adding them to the salad.Asamos los langostinos a la parrilla antes de ponerlos en la ensalada.
b. el camarón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(small or medium)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I can't eat that because I'm allergic to prawns and other crustaceans.No puedo comerme eso porque soy alérgico a los camarones y otros crustáceos.
c. la gamba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(medium)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The hosts offered a prawn cocktail as an hors d'oeuvre for their dinner party.Los anfitriones ofrecieron un cóctel de gambas como aperitivo en la cena.
d. la quisquilla
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(small)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
These garlic prawns are to die for!¡Estas quisquillas al ajillo están de muerte!
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prawn
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la gamba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. el camarón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
prawn cocktailcóctel de gambas
prawn crackercorteza de gambas especie de corteza ligera y crujiente con sabor a marisco
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prawn [prɔːn]
noun
especially (Britain) (medium) gamba (f); camarón (m); especially (LAm) (small) camarón (m); quisquilla (f); (Esp) (Dublin Bay prawn, large prawn) langostino (m);
modifier
prawn cocktail (n) cóctel (m) de gambas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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