hueva

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ōva, plural of ōvum (egg).

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Noun[edit]

hueva f (plural huevas)

  1. spawn (eggs of an aquatic organism)
  2. roe (mass of eggs)
  3. (colloquial) sloth, laziness
    • Tenía que asistir a la escuela, pero le daba mucha hueva.
      He had to go to school, but he was overcome with laziness.

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References[edit]

"hueva" in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima segunda edición (Dictionary of the Spanish Language, Twenty-Second Edition), Real Academia Española (Royal Spanish Academy), 2001.