- 1.1 (of plant) tallo (masculine); (of leaf, flower) pedúnculo (masculine), tallo (masculine); (of fruit) rabillo (masculine), cabito (masculine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) ; (of cabbage, lettuce) troncho (masculine), tronco (masculine) asparagus stalks espárragos (masculine plural) she's got legs like stalks tiene las piernas como palillos or (Mexico/México) popotes his eyes stood out on stalks se le salían los ojos de las órbitasExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (British English/inglés británico) [Cars/Automovilismo] palanca (feminine)
- As seeds ripened during the course of the experiment, the inflorescences were harvested by clipping the main stalk of each flowering culm just below the lowermost panicle branch.
- To prepare parsley for chopping, pull leaves from the main stalk.
- Ally chewed a grass stalk and listened to the bumblebees.
- Its heart-shaped leaves float on the water surface and five-petaled white flowers rise on little stalks above the leaves.
- They attack young leaves, flower stalks and buds.
- Exacerbated by warm, humid weather, red blotch infects leaves, flower stalks, blooms and bulb scales.
- The stalks controlling lights and windscreen wipers are to European standards, with lights to the left and wipers to the right.
- The only annoyance is that the wiper and light control stalks remain on the Japanese sides of the steering wheel.
- There are steering column stalks to control the audio and cruise control and expect to find plenty of cubby holes and storage bins.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- (in hunting) acecho (masculine)