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mongrel
American English: /ˈmɑŋɡrəl/
, /ˈməŋɡrəl/
British English: /ˈmʌŋɡr(ə)l/

Translation of mongrel in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (dog)
    perro (masculine) mestizo
    chucho, (-cha) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial]
    quiltro, (-tra) (masculine, feminine) (Chile) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The mongrel hounds rushed up a slope, into a stand of scrub.
    • He lies in the nest for tonight, taken from a stray mutt and her mongrel puppies.
    • Lily the mongrel puppy was one of the first pooches to go online to promote a stray dogs website in North Yorkshire.
    1.2 (hybrid) [literary]
    Example sentences
    • He has done workshops with farmers in Cambodia and his findings support the general belief that many farmed animals are genetic mongrels.
    • Because they have lived alongside each other for so long, true Scottish wildcats and crossbred mongrels are difficult to tell apart.
    • They are mating with the local rare species of white-headed duck producing a mongrel that could force the indigenous breed into extinction.

adjective (before noun)

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