Translation of pap in Spanish:


papilla, n.

Pronunciation /pæp//pap/


  • 1

    (soft food)
    papilla feminine
    • Therefore to stuff the baby with paps and slops is to deprive it of the most strengthening food; for if its stomach be filled with pap, there cannot be any room for food.
    • Throughout the years a soft gruel-like substance called pap was fed to small babies. Pap was made of a number of things including ground cornmeal and water.
    • At the age of 5 months, a baby should be given pap, besides breast milk.
    • Babies are breast-fed on demand, often for well over a year, although solid foods, usually rice pap, may be introduced at a young age.
  • 2South African

    (sweet porridge)
    papilla de harina de maíz hervida
    • Apart from tasting traditional Xhosa food - from kudu steaks to samp and beans and stywe pap - the Canadians will be licking their fingers as they tuck into specially made Springbok wors.
    • Other items include a finger lunch of meat dishes, vegetables and salads or a braai menu of chicken peri-peri, rump steak, traditional wors served with pap, rolls, roasted potato and tomato gravy.
    • Customers are given a choice between pap and rice served with chicken or beef stew.
    • The restaurants reach a market that does not demand the sophistication of established restaurants, offering customers favourite traditional dishes such as pap and chicken, meat or intestines, liver or tripe.
    • Most of the restaurants serve French cuisine, and just as pap is our staple food here, so is bread over there, every meal comes with bread.
  • 3

    this book/show is mindless pap! este libro/espectáculo es una estupidez / una tontería