Translation of colmillo in English:

colmillo

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • (de una persona) eyetooth, canine [técnico/technical]; (de un elefante, jabalí, una morsa) tusk; (de un perro, lobo) canine enseñar los colmillos, el perro enseñaba los colmillos the dog would show o/or or bare its teeth no sabía hacerse respetar sino enseñando los colmillos the only way he could command respect was by being aggressive escupir por el colmillo to brag, boast tener más colmillos que un caimán (Venezuela) [familiar/colloquial] to be as cunning o/or sly as a fox [familiar/colloquial]

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.