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American English: /lɔɪn/
British English: /lɔɪn/

Translation of loin in Spanish:


  • 1 (meat) (before noun) loin chop
    chuleta (feminine) de lomo or de vacío
    Example sentences
    • Jamie ordered fillet of beef wrapped in pancetta with port, shallot and foie gras ravioli, while I chose the loin of venison with fresh sage and honeyed Armagnac sweetbreads.
    • The house-smoked loin of pork is prepared on a Li'l Chief smoker (the kind you see at football tailgate parties).
    • Distinctive dishes such as loin of pork cooked in milk, which reduces to provide a grainy sauce, appear in Italian and Spanish cooking.
  • 2
    also: loins plural
    (Anatomy) [literary]
    entrañas (feminine plural)
    son of my loins [literary] to gird (up) one's loins [literary]
    prepararse para la lucha
    ponerse lanza en ristre
    Example sentences
    • What is the diagnostic significance of microhaematuria in patients with pain in the loin or lower urinary tract symptoms?
    • He suffered from pain in the loins, scanty urine, hematuria, and generalized edema.
    • Only breast, rib cage and, less distinctly, loin and thigh are exposed.
    Example sentences
    • The feeling in his chest, and in his loins, returned.
    • His body responded to his mind, flooding his loins, yet again.
    • Does this young man wholly escape guilt of lust, simply because his gluttonous palate overbore his lustful loins?
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