Translation of mussel in Spanish:

mussel

mejillón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈməsəl//ˈmʌs(ə)l/

noun

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    mejillón masculine
    before noun mussel bed criadero de mejillones masculine
    • mussel shell concha de mejillón
    • When cool enough to handle, slip the mussels from their shells and set aside.
    • Meanwhile Andrew lived simply on a diet of mussels and whelks and the occasional boiled crab that bubbled in the pot.
    • The shop also has a wide range of seafood including tiger prawns, mussels, sea bream and breaded crab claws.
    • Remove the heads and shells from the prawns and shell the mussels.
    • Fresh mussels, also known as poor man's oysters for their cheap abundance, are marvellous at this time of year.
    • Extract the meat from most of the mussels and discard the shells.
    • Shell the mussels, watching out for any reluctant beards, and discard any that aren't open.
    • I actually like rocks because you can find lots of stuff in them like mussels and crabs and shellfish.
    • I started with mussels, tiger prawns and scallops in a light fish broth flavoured with Chinese spices.
    • Remove the mussels with a draining spoon and transfer to warm bowls.
    • To this she added most of a can of tomatoes and a touch of cream, and the mussels were put in to steam.
    • Press the shells of any open mussels together with your fingers; if they don't close, throw them away.
    • We ate fish soup, mussels, oysters, skate in brown butter and my aunt's tomato salad.
    • Add the vegetables, watercress and shelled mussels and clams to this, season to taste and serve.
    • Four or five minutes later, add the clams, then the mussels and prawns, and stir in the saffron strands.
    • Scrub the mussels and clams, discarding any whose shells are gaping open or seem lifeless when you squeeze them.
    • Soak the clams and the mussels in a big pot of cold water for an hour or two.
    • Think of molluscs and chances are it is shellfish such as limpets, whelks, scallops and mussels that spring to mind.
    • Why couldn't they be farmed, like oysters, or grown on ropes, like mussels?
    • When everything is boiling, put in the bag of mussels and boil for 2 minutes.