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mecate / rope
mecate   -noun masculine
1. (Central America, Mexicoéx)
(=cuerda)   rope,   twine
(=fibra)   strip of pita fibre
·¡es todo mecate!
(Mexicoéx)   *   it'noun terrific!
a. jalear el mecate a somebody, someone   *   to suck up to somebody *
2. (Mexicoéx)   *
(=persona)   boor,   oaf
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