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English translation of 'penca'

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feminine noun
1.  (Botany)
(hoja) leaf
(nervio) main rib
(chumbera) prickly pear
2.  (Mexico) [de cuchillo] blade
▪ idiom: agarrar una penca (Latin America) (informal) to get sloshed (informal)
▪ idiom: hacerse de pencas to have to be coaxed into doing something
4.  (Andes)
una penca de casa a great big house
una penca de hombre a fine-looking man
una penca de mujer a fine-looking woman
5.  (Latin America) (vulgar) (pene) prick (vulgar)

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Translation of penca from the Collins Spanish to English
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