Translation of dregs in Spanish:
- (sediment)there are only the dregs leftposos (masculine plural)cunchos (masculine plural) (Colombia)conchos (masculine plural) (Chile)he drained the bottle to the dregssolo quedan los restosthe dregs of humanity/societyapuró la botellala escoria de la humanidad/sociedadExample sentences
- This fits directly below the machine, holds a container for coffee dregs and has space for a number of cups and saucers as well as filters and other accessories, all of which are dishwasher-proof.
- Greeks also ‘knock wood’ to guard against misfortune, and reading one's fortunes in the patterns of coffee dregs remains popular.
- ‘Oh well,’ I say, draining the dregs of my coffee.
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In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.