In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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1Botany Cooking Farming(nuez, almendra, avellana etc.) fruto seco masculine(loaf/cutlet) (before noun) de frutos secos
- The fruit of this tree is a nut and is edible if roasted.
- We would not be restricted to salad vegetables, fruits and nuts, milk, raw fish, and steak tartare.
- Steer clear of digestion-challenging fatty foods, including butter, cream, olive oil, crisps and nuts.
- There are many species of walnut trees with edible nuts.
- Scatter the fruit and toasted nuts over the wet chocolate discs and leave to set.
- Fruit, nuts, plain yoghurt and eggs (perhaps with a little wholegrain cereal or toast) are all good foods to fill up on in the morning.
- And only a director of Burton's Wonka-esque vision would deem it necessary to train 200 real squirrels to shell nuts for one scene.
- But in autumn and winter the birds switch to a variety of fruits, seeds and nuts.
- The nut's hard ash-coloured shell contains toxic substances similar to what is found in poison ivy and poison oak.
- The shells of green nuts are soft, and the skins on the seeds are not fully colored.
- It's usually ready-made meals but in today's delivery I've made sure I stuck to healthy food: fruit, vegetables, nuts and raisins.
- Or buy nuts in the shell, so it will take you longer to eat them.
- In a medium mixing bowl, combine fruits and nuts.
- They use their massive black bills to twist off and crack open pine nuts, the mainstay of their diet.
- The nuts, olives and breadsticks are a nice touch.
- Foods that tend not to provoke an insulin response include meat, fish, eggs, green vegetables, most fruits, nuts, beans and pulses.
- If you pick a walnut from a walnut tree and find it extremely difficult to crack, it shouldn't come as any surprise, as walnuts are literally one of the toughest nuts to crack.
- Eat a ripe avocado and a handful of raw, unsalted cashew nuts mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
- Cover the foam with a handful or two of nuts in the shell.
- The cake was really rich and slightly crumbly because of the high content of nuts (pistachio and almonds), and surprisingly lemony.
- Besides being fun to eat, pistachio nuts are a boon to our health.
- Fifteen behaviors involved foraging using tools, such as probing for ants with sticks and cracking nuts with stones.
- Rural people are allowed to collect medicinal herbs, mushroom and fungi, edible vegetables, wild nuts, and fruits from forests.
- Nut allergies can start early on and usually do not disappear in adulthood.
- Hook-billed birds love to explore items with their beak and tongue, and they are naturals at holding and cracking seeds and nuts.
- When we were camping near Mt. Index two weekends ago, I sat near the fire and ate pistachio nuts.
- Seeds, nuts, fruits, and berries make up their diet in the wild.
- On your next picnic, serve strawberries with a pot of honey and chopped toasted nuts or chocolate shavings.
- Instead, garnish food with one tablespoon of chopped nuts per person.
- Traditionally, the betel nut was chewed as a mild stimulant, but this is much less common today.
- Betel leaves, areca nuts, and fruits are distributed to wedding guests and observers.
- They set out an estimable tuna salad perked up with toasted pine nuts.
- We stood sipping under Nikos's walnut tree, cracking nuts and watching Psiloritis flush from pale orange to deep mauve in the light of the setting sun.
- They also make decorative bags of painted nuts, necklaces of shells and nuts, and other items mainly to sell to tourists.
- Many communities were encouraged to find a cheap art or craft to sell to visitors, such as painted boomerangs, carved emu eggs, boab nuts, and shells and toas.
- Scientists found that the two macadamia species that produce edible nuts were the most similar to each other.
- Loaded with dried fruits and nuts, this cake is very moist, soft, and satisfying, and on top of that, it's sugar-free.
- My grandparents had a bowl of mixed salted nuts on the table.
- The other was broad and shallow, heaped with leaves, assorted seeds, nuts, and rose hips.
- In fall and winter they feed principally on acorns, other nuts, seeds, and fruits.
2Technologytuerca femininenuts and bolts — tuercas y tornillos
- It is a question that applies also to threads in metal, such as bolts and nuts and screw fasteners.
- A good toolbox has lots of trays designed to hold all those odd bits of hardware, such as screws and bolts, washers, nuts, and nails.
- Machine screws have a uniform shaft diameter and a blunt end, with smaller, less angled threads, designed for use with a matching nut or threaded hole.
- Since they do not usually mention nuts, presumably the smiths also made the requisite matching nut and included it in the price.
- For this reason, experts recommend using a torque wrench to tighten lug nuts when changing a wheel.
- Police suspect the vehicle's wheel nuts were not properly fastened and a case of culpable homicide has been opened.
- For example, screw bolts and nuts are known from the Roman era (they have square heads to be turned with a wrench).
- They found two nuts missing from the front stretcher bar of the points and insisted that they should be immediately replaced.
- Tighten the nuts on the bolts while sitting on it.
- A bolt was pushed through the hole and a nut was screwed on the end of it.
- You don't have to stop and think of which way to turn a nut on a bolt.
- Note that the separate wrench on the small vise is hexagonal and fitted onto a hexagonal nut for tightening the vice.
- The deck is fiberglass composite with balsa wood core and is securely fastened with nuts, bolts, and washers to the inward hull flange.
- Tighten the coupling nuts and check for any leaks.
- They ranged from the production of brass and other non-ferrous metals to screws, nuts, bolts, chains and anchors, pins, and jewellery.
- Slide the ring and nut to the threads and tighten the nut.
- By contrast a search at 900 different locations failed to find any problems similar to the loose sets of nuts thought to be to blame for the Potters Bar crash.
- On Saturday 22nd November 2003 Mr Henderson had torque tightened the wheel nuts as advised after 50 kilometres.
- Use a long strip of painted wood or metal for the flag and attach it with a nut and bolt through a drilled hole.
- The airframers checked and tightened every bolt, nut, screw, and cotter key in the system.
3.1informal (crazy person)chiflado masculine informalchiflada feminine informal
- If he did, he'd find, not only arguments like that, but even some nuts pining for the imposition of a fascist state or some other form of dictatorship.
- In a short career, Jolie has taken on more nuts than a Snickers factory.
- Crazy Chomsky-reading nut that he is, he at least deserves some coin for 30 years of honky-tonk labor.
- Then more whacko tourists would inundate their pristine land of home-grown nuts and fruitcakes.
- Honey felt another spurt of warmth toward the woman, who was clearly risking that nut's wrath to buy her time.
- Suddenly, it occurs to Zip: Irene has a crush on that nut.
- I got up this morning and was moving around like a crazy nut.
- It's more that it makes me uncomfortable when we give these glory-seeking nuts the kind of attention they so desperately crave.
- He's such a crazy nut, he would've done the naked pics for each team had he been there.
- Okay, so Buchanan is a perpetually angry hateful old nut, but still.
- He offers no causes, no motives and no solutions and his two blank, motiveless killers are far scarier than the traditional lone nut.
- Some nutcase stuck a colourful religious icon next to the button on Monday which some other nut removed on Tuesday.
- You're going to have to spend the whole of his time here playing lovebirds in order to prevent that nut from wanting you to cheat on Scott with him!
- These Londoners were nuts to begin with - and they're only getting more audacious.
- Brains, manners, road sense and common sense don't exist in the motorists' world and the biggest nut on a car sits behind that steering wheel.
- As far as I was concerned he was just some crazy nut who spent his days crooning up in the attic where he was changed.
3.2informal (fanatic)a baseball/an opera nut — un forofo del béisbol/de la ópera Spain informal
- a punctuality nut — un fanático / un maniático de la puntualidad
- It's part of an annual event that attracts 1.5 million car nuts, most of them there to show off their classic cars.
- Well I don't know about that but if some religious nut, er, enthusiast wants me to be happy well, it's better than penile enhancement promos.
- He seems to have gone round the bend and gone after militia crazies and gun nuts, looking for his kind.
- Just consider how the dumbest sports nuts remember every score.
- Shane Filan, a self confessed car nut, has collected some very desirable machines, including a Ferrari and two classic American muscle cars.
- Being a downhill ski nut and former instructor probably helps, but I think anyone can learn the basics of downhill skating and live to enjoy it.
- It's a limited-growth market - you're not going to all of a sudden discover a vast new audience of car buffs or gun nuts.
- While many of Moore's targets are easy, like the various gun nuts he interviews, a few of the connections he makes left some in the audience cold.
- She has really beautiful brown hair, and I really do like it, but I am a nut for red hair.
- As a self confessed car nut I was in my element examining pictures of Formula 1 cars and drivers, rally cars, scale models, trucks and bikes.
- As a professional nude nut however, Tim was faced with a dilemma.
- I stepped up and brought forward an old argument I've had with a friend, Richard, who for while was a classical music nut.
- Key stylist Joy Zapata is interviewed, as well as the director, Reese Witherspoon, and other hair nuts from Legally Blonde.
- We even put one of those spoof backwards recordings on the end of the single for a laugh, to give all those Beatles nuts something to do.
- What a weird and wacky world of gun nuts he turned up.
- As you'd expect from a sport-obsessed nation, Sydney is a haven for sports nuts, especially since hosting the 2000 Olympics.
- As a matter of fact, most so called health nuts don't even scratch the surface of healthy living anyway, no matter how much they can bench press.
- The latest Legacy is, at last, the car that most car nuts wish it always had been.
- Not every person who is pro-war or anti-gun control is a pro-life, anti-gay religious nut.
- And since 1993, the impressive grounds of Goodwood House have also been home to the festival, which has become a magnet for car nuts.
4British informal(head)coco masculine informalmate masculine Southern Cone informal
vulgar slang(testicles)huevos masculine vulgar slangcojones masculine vulgar slangpelotas feminine Southern Cone vulgar slangtanates masculine Mexico vulgar slang
6US slang(overhead)gastos generales masculine
transitive verbnutting, nutted
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- Even Thierry Henry could have nutted it further than that.
- When the bright Shunsuke Nakamura sent the ball in, Hartson found the space to nut it home.
- One of them grabbed my hand, so I pulled it away and he pushed me against a wall, and then he nutted me and I fell to the floor.
- She gave a little laugh through her tears. ‘When Daddy finally got the full picture, he nutted David a good one.’
- Fish is on stage in a Scotland football strip having earlier told the crowd that if he ever meets Ruud van Nistelrooy he will avenge Holland knocking Scotland out of the European Cup with a six-nil drubbing by nutting the said footballer.
- I'd just left to go to the bar when Mark came storming up to me saying that he'd nutted a guy for calling him a fag!
- Koroman's dangerous cross is nutted behind by Boulharouz for a corner.
- Senderos heads away just as Pizarro is about to nut a cross in from about eight yards out.
- The new half was only six minutes old when he nutted the equaliser from a Steven Smith free-kick.
- O'Gara pulled back another three points after Baby nutted O'Driscoll at a ruck - why no card from referee Tony Spreadbury?
- I could nut him and put him down, or keep negotiating and calming him.
- I went up for the ball and got there first but one of their lads just nutted me in the wrong place.
- Figo, who should have walked for nutting Van Bommel, is just muscled off the ball by Boulahrouz and goes down clutching his face.
- From a short corner, Totti coaxed in a lovely ball to the far post and Toni, six yards out and free of his marker, nutted it into the corner.
- The air of unreality continued when Motherwell decided not to defend a Giovanni van Bronckhorst corner which Lorenzo Amoruso nutted goalwards from a narrow angle, with Wallace touching it into the net on the line.
- How often have you heard of an uncle nutting his nephew?
- Who ever nutted him last week will probably have knocked some sense into his peanut brain and should be telling him to sort out the domestic economy.
- There's not a single woman cowering under pointless blows, not a single housewife, waitress, charlady or nun being needlessly punched or nutted.
- France took the lead with a dodgy, early penalty, converted with preposterous calm by Zidane, but Italy deservedly equalised when Marco Materazzi showed what he'd learned on Merseyside by nutting home a cracking equaliser from a corner.
- Oppens used her elbows, wrists and knuckles, and sometimes her head came so near the keyboard that I suspect she nutted the poor instrument as well.
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