shellfish

shellfish(
shehl
-
fihsh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (culinary)
a. los mariscos
(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)
I love all shellfish, but my favorite is shrimp.Me encanta todo tipo de mariscos, pero las gambas son mis preferidas.
That paella looks good, but I'm allergic to shellfish.Esa paella se ve buena, pero soy alérgico a los mariscos.
b. el marisco
(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)
This restaurant is famous for its shellfish platter.Este restaurante es famoso por su fuente de marisco.
2. (animal)
a. el marisco
(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)
He was fishing for shellfish in the river.Estaba pescando marisco en el río.
b. el crustáceo
(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)
Many shellfish eat phytoplankton.Muchos crustáceos comen fitoplancton.
c. el molusco
(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)
These birds use their bills to open shellfish.Estos pájaros utilizan sus picos para abrir los moluscos.
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shellfish
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (crustacean)
a. el crustáceo
(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)
2. (mollusk)
a. el molusco
(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)
3. (food)
a. el marisco
(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)
b. el mariscos
(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)
shellfish [ˈʃelfɪʃ]
noun
shellfish (plural) (Zool) crustáceo (m); (as food) marisco(s) (m)
plural
; (p)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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