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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. amaranth
El quelite y otras hierbas abundan en temporada de lluvias.Amaranth and other weeds are abundant during the rainy season.
b. pigweed
Sandra me dijo que sabe hacer un té con las hojas del quelite.Sandra told me she knows how to make tea with pigweed leaves.
c. fat hen
Si no encuentras espinacas, puedes usar quelite.If you don't find spinach, you can use fat hen instead.
d. redroot
Le pedí al jardinero que quitara el quelite del jardín.I asked the gardener to remove the redroot in the garden.
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(Centroamérica) (México) (verduras) any green vegetable; (brote) shoot; tip; green part
poner a algn como un quelite (México) to make mincemeat of sb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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