Today's WOTD is: "conejo" = rabbit
In Spanish, the noun "conejo" is a masculine noun of Latin origin which means rabbit. In Spanish, the female of the species is referred to as “coneja”.
Some commonly used expressions containing the words "conejo" are:
- Andar de conejo (to operate undercover);
- Conejo casero (tame rabbit);
- Conejo de monte (wild rabbit);
- Conejo silvestre (wild rabbit);
- Hacer conejo (leave without paying/ do a runner);
- Riñones de conejo (bean casserole/ stew);
Some examples of the use of the word "conejo" are:
- Ese tipo anda de conejo (that guy is operating under cover);
- El blanco es un conejo casero (the white one is a tame rabbit);
- El más pequeño es un conejo de monte (the smallest one is a wild rabbit);
- El más pequeño es un conejo silvestre (the smallest one is a wild rabbit);
- Ese tipo intentó hacer conejo (that guy tried to leave without paying/ tried to do a runner);
- Hoy tenemos unos riñones de conejo muy ricos (today we have a very nice bean casserole/ stew);
Love-Spanish.com loves the word "conejo" in the YouTube clip: El conejo
For more on the word "conejo", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Conejo
*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “conejo” in the link to hear the word pronounced.
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