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cateto nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (de un triángulo rectángulo) (of right triangle)leg, side nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (geometry)cathetus nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Los alumnos ya pueden calcular los catetos sabiendo la hipotenusa.
 The students know how to calculate the length of the sides of a triangle when they know the hypotenuse.
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cateta
nm, nfnombre masculino, nombre femenino: Sustantivo que varía en género ("alumno", "alumna"; "doctor", "doctora").
ES; coloquial, peyorativo (persona inculta)yokel, bumpkin, country bumpkin nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (US: informal)hick, local yokel, hayseed, rube nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  uncultured adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (pejorative)uncouth adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Acaba de llegar a la ciudad, es un cateto de primera.
 He's just arrived in town. He's a perfect country bumpkin.
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