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Plant Protein in Spanish

Plant Protein in Spanish


What does plant protein mean in Spanish?

It’s time to learn how to name the plant protein in Spanish translation.

– Cereals (Cereales) in Spanish

• Avena, Oat (Avena sativa) = Avena

• Barley (Hordeum vulgare) = Cebada

• Buckwheat (Fagopyrum esculentum) = Alforfón o trigo sarraceno

• Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) = Quinua, Quínoa

• Rye (Secale cereale) = Centeno

• Maize, Corn (Zea mays) = Maíz

• Millet = Mijo

• Rice (Oryza) = Arroz

• Sorghum (Sorghum) = Sorgo

• Wheat (Triticum) = Trigo

Plant Protein in Spanish translation

Beans or Grain Legumes (Leguminosas en grano) in Spanish

• Broad Bean (Vicia faba) = Habas (All Spanish-Speaking Countries)

• Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) = Frijol (Mexico, Guatemala), Fríjol (Colombia), Poroto (Argentina, Uruguay and Chile), Habichuela, Judía & Alubia (Spain), Fréjol (Ecuador), Frejol (Peru), Caraota (Venezuela)

• Chick Pea (Cicer arietinum) = Garbanzo

• Cowpea = Caupí o chícharo salvaje

• Lentil (Lens culinaris) = Lenteja

• Pea (Pisum sativum) = Guisante (Spain), Arveja (Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Guatemala), Chícharos (Mexico), Petit-Pois

• Soy Bean (Glycine max) = Soja o Soya

– Nuts (Nueces) in Spanish

• Almond (Prunus dulcis) = Almendra

• Brazil Nut (Bertholletia excelsa) = Nuez de Brasil o Castaña de monte

• Cashew (Anacardium occidentale) = Semilla de Marañon (Central America), Castañas de cajú (South America), Anacardo (Spain)

• Chesnut (Castanea) = Castaña, Castanea

• Coconut (Cocos nucifera) = Coco

• Hazelnut, Filbert (Corylus avellana) = Avellana

• Macadamia (Macadamia) = Macadamia

• Peanut / Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea) = Maní (Central and South America), Cacahuete (Spain), Cacahuate (Mexico), Manía

• Pecan (Carya illinoinensis) = Pecana o Pecán

• Pine Nut (Pinus) = Piñón

• Pistachio (Pistacia vera) = Pistacho

• Walnut (Juglans) = Nuez común

– Other Seeds in Spanish

• Cacao (Theobroma cacao) = Cacao

• Celery Seed (Apium graveolens) = (Semillas de) Apio

Coffee (Coffea) = Café

• Popcorn (Zea mays) = Palomitas de Maíz (México), Poporopo (Guatemala), Maíz pisingallo / Pochoclo / Pororó (Argentina), crispeta, maíz pira,
rosetas de maíz, canguil, cotufa, canchita, tutuca

• Pumpkin Seed (Cucurbita) = Semillas de Calabaza




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