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rosca

Translation of rosca in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 2 (bollo)[ type of doughnut ]; (pan) bread roll ([ baked in a ring shape ]) hacerle la rosca a algn (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] to butter sb up [familiar/colloquial] hacerse una rosca to curl up into a ball no me como/no se come una rosca (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] I never get/he never gets anywhere with women [familiar/colloquial]

    Compounds

    rosca de Reyes

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