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Translation of metate in English:

sustantivo masculino

(América Central) (México)
  • (flat stone used for grinding corn)
Example sentences
  • Por último agregar el chocolate de metate.
  • Por último agregar el chocolate de metate.
  • Tostar en el comal el pipián para poderlo moler en el metate.

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