What does pez in Spanish mean?

What is the meaning of the word pez in Spanish? The article explains the full meaning, pronunciation along with bilingual examples and instructions on how to use pez in Spanish.

The word pez in Spanish means fish, pitch, tar, fish's memory, goldfish memory, scorpionfish, scorpion fish, blowfish, puffer fish, bigwig, big shot, manta ray. To learn more, please see the details below.

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Meaning of the word pez


nombre masculino (vertebrado acuático)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
Había muchos peces en el río, así que esa noche cenamos pescado.
There were a lot of fish in the river, so that night we had fish for dinner.

pitch, tar

nombre femenino (sustancia que procede del alquitrán)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
Echaron pez antes de poner las tejas y así impermeabilizaron la zona.
They placed pitch (or: tar) before laying the tile, and that is how they waterproofed the area.

fish's memory, goldfish memory

locución nominal femenina (coloquial, figurado (memoria corta)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
Tengo memoria de pez: no suelo recordar lo que hice el día anterior.
I have a fish's memory: I rarely remember what I did the previous day.

scorpionfish, scorpion fish

locución nominal masculina (pez tropical)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)

blowfish, puffer fish

nombre masculino (venenoso y comestible)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
El pez globo se hincha para evitar ser comido por sus depredadores.
Puffer fish blow up to avoid being eaten by their predators.

bigwig, big shot

nombre masculino (persona con poder)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
Es un pez gordo en su empresa.
He's a bigwig (or: big shot) in the company.

manta ray

locución nominal masculina (pez marino)

(noun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.)
El pez manta más grande habita en el Atlántico.
The largest manta ray lives in the Atlantic.

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