tamarindo
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tamarindo(
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mah
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (fruit)
a. tamarind
Mira, mi amigo me trajo unas ricas pulpas de tamarindo de Acapulco.Look, my friend brought me some delicious tamarind pulp candy from Acapulco.
2. (botany)
a. tamarind
Mi suegra tiene varios tamarindos en su jardín.My mother-in-law has several tamarinds in her garden.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(police officer)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. traffic cop
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El tamarindo nos está señalando que ya nos toca pasar.The traffic cop is signaling that it's our turn to go.
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tamarindo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruta)
a. tamarind
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. traffic cop
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tamarindo
1 (Botánica) tamarind
2 (México) traffic policeman; traffic cop (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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