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swine / cerdo
 
swine   [swaɪn]
A. -noun
1. (zoology)   (plural invariable)   cerdo (m),   puerco (m)
2. (figurative)   *
(=person)   canalla masculine and feminine,   cochino (m) / cochina (f),   marrano (m) / marrana (f)
·you swine!
·¡canalla!
·what a swine he is!
·¡es un canalla!
B. -compound
·swine fever   -noun   fiebre (f) porcina
 
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