Definition of abuela in English:

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abuela

Pronunciation: /ˌäˈbwālə/

noun (plural abuelas)

US
(In Spanish-speaking areas) one’s grandmother: Diego lives with his abuela and helps run the family restaurant
More example sentences
  • I have been eating my abuela's delicious Puerto Rican food for just about thirty years.
  • Practically, everything I have had here is something that my mom makes or my abuela used to make.
  • Both of our Abuelas taught us that anything less than an empty plate is just plain rude.

Origin

Spanish.

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Syllabification: a·bue·la

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