sweet corn
sweet corn
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el maíz tierno
(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).
This is a good time to buy sweet corn because it's in season.Ahora es un buen momento para comprar el maíz tierno porque está de temporada.
b. el choclo
(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).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
This is the most delicious sweet corn I've ever eaten.Esto es el choclo más rico que comí jamás.
c. el elote
(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).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Let's make a salsa with sweet corn, tomato, and black beans.Vamos a preparar una salsa con elote, tomate y frijole negro.
d. el maíz dulce
(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).
If you're still hungry, you can eat my sweet corn. I'm all finished.Si aún tienes hambre, puedes comer mi maíz dulce. Ya terminé.
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sweet corn
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el maíz tierno
(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).
b. el choclo
(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).
c. el elote
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
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sweetcorn [ˈswiːtkɔːn]
noun
maíz (m) dulce; (Esp) maíz (m) tierno; especially (LAm) elote (m); (Méx) choclo (m); (And) (S. Cone)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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