Translation of haunch in Spanish:
- (usually plural/generalmente en plural) (of animal) anca (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)); (of horse) grupa (feminine), anca (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)); (of person) cadera (feminine) a haunch of venison una pierna de venado to squat down on one's haunches ponerse* en cuclillasExample sentences
- They were built like cattle, with thick necks and big haunches.
- They are easily ten times stronger than a human of similar height: no steroids could make a man accumulate such muscle mass on shoulders, back and haunches.
- In the commentary to her plate, d' Arconville described the chest of the female as narrower, the spine more curved, and the haunches and pelvis larger in women than in men.
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.