There are 2 translations of cana in English:

cana

f

  • 1 (pelo) gray (AmE) o (BrE) grey hair, white hair ya tiene canas she already has gray hairs o gray hair, she is already beginning to go gray cargar canas (Chi) , más respeto con él que carga canas show some respect for your elders echar una cana al aire to let one's hair down peinar canas [familiar/colloquial] to be getting on [colloquial/familiar] respetar las canas to have respect for one's elders sacarle canas verdes a algn to drive sb to an early grave salirle canas verdes a algn [familiar/colloquial], me van a salir canas verdes con estos alumnos these pupils will be the death of me [colloquial/familiar]

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Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 2 translations of cana in English:

caña

f

  • 4 4.1 (vaso) una caña (de cerveza) (Esp) a small beer, a small glass of beer una caña de vino blanco (Chi, Esp) a tall glass of white wine irse de cañas (Esp) to go out for a few beers 4.2 (CS) (aguardiente) eau-de-vie (made from sugar cane) con la caña mala (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] with a hangover [colloquial/familiar] estar or andar con la caña (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] to be drunk

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Word of the day rigor
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rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.