In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Zoologyconejo masculineconeja feminine(fur/skin) de conejorabbit's foot — pata de conejo feminine
- rabbit burrow / hole — madriguera de conejo
- English landowners introduced the European rabbit to the continent in 1859, seeking game animals for sport hunting.
- The rabbit was sitting up on its hind legs, still staring at her.
- The next day she found the white rabbit still had no food or water.
- Foxes, rabbits, harvest mice, house mice, dormice, shrews, weasels, and voles all depend on the hedgerows as a place to breed, hunt or shelter.
- They mostly eat rodents, eastern cottontail rabbits, insects, and fruit.
- Rodents (except the groundhog) and members of the rabbit or hare families are rarely infected with rabies.
- Indeed, meat and pelts are a resource, but rabbits also destroy crops.
- The magnificent cats are taking their natural prey, such as deer and rabbits, but discovering also that sheep and cattle and goats are easier to catch.
- It is a patient bird, quite content to sit for hours at a time until a young rabbit, a rat or a mouse chances to pass beneath it.
- The large, ever growing incisors in both rabbits and rodents do not undergo functional replacement.
- Two new extinct species are named (a rabbit and squirrel) and two of the mustelids may represent extinct new species as well.
- Appearances were put in by eastern chipmunks, gray squirrels, a rabbit and our new resident woodchuck.
- Most of the animals that participate in the program are dogs and cats - the occasional rabbit and guinea pig are introduced from time to time.
- In other words, the Amami rabbit has been isolated for so long from other rabbits and hares, including the volcano rabbit, that they are scarcely kin.
- Elsewhere, disappearing rabbits can signal declining health of grassland and sagebrush ecosystems.
- They take other small rodents, shrews, rabbits, gophers, bats, and muskrats as well.
- After all, to a shooting man the only good rabbit is a dead rabbit.
- Deer, hares, rabbits, mice, rats, pigeons, crows and many insects have to be ‘controlled’ in order for these crops to thrive.
- The chances of survival for South Africa's most endangered mammal, the riverine rabbit, looks even more desperate than has commonly been feared.
- Deer, rabbits and foxes came racing out of the woods.
- The game selection in my dish included venison, rabbit and pigeon.
- My main course - confit of wild rabbit with Savoy cabbage and bacon with garlic and parsley mash - looked delectable.
- My other food friend was excited by the presence of rabbit on the menu.
- The substantial plate of rabbit was beautifully tender and came with the sort of gloriously rich sauce that you can feel furring up your arteries as you eat.
- I scoffed everything my mother put in front of me - plate-sized Yorkshire puddings, meat and potato pie, rabbit and dumplings, the lot.
- Cretan cuisine centres mainly on chicken, pork, lamb, rabbit or fish, served in a variety of non-spicy sauces.
- From every kitchen in the village arose the most delicious aromas: apple pies, rabbit and chicken pies, fairy cakes, pancakes.
- If local meat eaters all got hooked on home-grown rabbit, imagine the effect on our food import bill.
- Hot Cross Bunny turns out to be a recipe for curried rabbit that includes a shot of fiery Thai red curry paste.
- Wild rabbit has a much darker flesh than farmed rabbit, but both are extremely versatile and, because of the price, you can afford to experiment.
- The rabbit ballotine was so plain as to be almost unpleasant.
- The document reveals that the bishop's menu would have included a range of meats, from mutton and beef to veal, geese, rabbit, duck and lamb.
- Fuller Pinot styles go well with poached or grilled salmon, foie gras, charcuterie, rabbit, hare, boar and ham.
- This weekend's patrons can expect to be served shrimp bisque or rabbit pie with bay-leaf juice.
- Exotic meats such as rabbit, venison and wild boar are available, in addition to countless varieties of sausages.
- I sampled a tender saddle of rabbit, wrapped in fatty Portuguese bacon and doused in a bubbly mustard emulsion.
- Sturdier ones, such as lavender, can be stuffed into chicken or rabbit before roasting, and then discarded later.
- My recipe for today is an old Australian country recipe for rabbit pie.
- Add the chicken and rabbit and cook until golden brown, about five minutes.
- Like lamb cutlets, rabbit joints seem to be made for holding in your hands.
3US(in dog racing)liebre mecánica feminine
1parlotear informaldarle a la sinhueso informalwhat's he rabbiting on about? — ¿qué dice, que no para de hablar?
- The rest were rabbiting on about share prices, company takeovers, fashion accessories, holiday destinations or some such guff.
- As she made her grateful escape, Mum is rabbiting on, ‘I hope she's got a good deodorant on a day like this.’
- There is nothing in Part 1 about pensions, schools, holidays, or whatever he was rabbiting on about.
- Some of you may remember, in the dim and distant recesses of your cobwebbed memory, that last week I was rabbiting on about my son's chums and their abundance of confidence when it came to chit-chatting with adults.
- He answered the shop phone and an executive-type started rabbiting on about buying a laptop computer.
- She is rabbiting on about antibiotics and bacterial resistance, which have nothing to do with the financial review debate.
- I'm starting to rabbit on now, so I'll stop there.
- Given half a chance, she's rabbiting passionately about cultural strategies, architectural policies and the thorny problem of getting teenage girls into sport.
- She was in the kitchen when I arrived, simultaneously rabbiting into a mobile phone while watching a soap opera on television.
- Our mate Robbo came over here for a few weeks last year and when he got back he couldn't stop rabbiting on about the place.
- While he was rabbiting on about how we would jump off the cliffs at Barnageeragh, I slipped quietly away.
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