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Turkey / Turquía
 
Turkey   [ˈtɜ:kɪ]   -noun   Turquía (f)
 
turkey / pavo
 
turkey   [ˈtɜ:kɪ]
A. -noun
turkey, turkeys   plural
1. (=bird)   pavo (m),   guajolote (m) Mexico,   jolote (m) Central America,   chompipe (m) Central America
a. to talk turkey
(United States)   *   hablar en serio
2. (especially United States)   (cinema, theatre)   *
(=flop)   fiasco (m) / fiasco masculine (f),   fracaso (m)
3. (United States)   **
(=person)   patoso (m) / patosa (f),   pato (m) mareado *
B. -compound
·turkey buzzard   -noun
(United States)   buitre (m),   zopilote (m) Central America, Mexico,   aura (f) Carib,   gallinazo (m) Colombia, Andes,   zamuro (m) Venezuela
·turkey cock   -noun   (literally, figurative)   pavo (m)
·turkey shoot   *   -noun
(United States)
·to be (like) a turkey shoot
(figurative)   ser coser y cantar *,   ser pan comido *
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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