Associations to the word «Cuban»


CUBAN, noun. A person from Cuba or of Cuban descent.
CUBAN, adjective. Of, from, or pertaining to Cuba, the Cuban people or the Cuban dialect.
CUBAN BREAD, noun. A particular kind of bread baked as long loaves.
CUBAN HEEL, noun. A relatively low-style of high heel shoes, characterised by a slightly tapered back and a straight front
CUBAN HEEL, noun. A type of heel used for men's boots similar to the heel on cowboy boots
CUBAN HEEL, noun. Women's sheer stockings or pantyhose with a prominent thin rectangle heel reinforcement at the base of back seam (A thick rectangle heel reinforcement is a Havana Heel)
CUBAN HEELS, noun. Plural of Cuban heel
CUBAN ITCH, noun. A milder form of smallpox; alastrim.
CUBAN OREGANO, noun. A tropical succulent herb with a flavor similar to thyme or oregano, Plectranthus amboinicus (Coleus amboinicus or Coleus aromaticus in older references)
CUBAN OREGANOS, noun. Plural of Cuban oregano
CUBAN PRIME, noun. (math) A prime number that is a solution to one of two specific equations involving third powers of x and y. The two equations are \(p = \frac{x^3 - y^3}{x - y},\ x = y + 1,\ y>0\) and \(p = \frac{x^3 - y^3}{x - y},\ x = y + 2,\ y>0.\)
CUBAN PRIMES, noun. Plural of cuban prime
CUBAN RED MACAW, noun. A small parrot, Ara tricolor, formerly found in Cuba, and extinct since the late nineteenth century.
CUBAN RED MACAWS, noun. Plural of Cuban red macaw
CUBAN SANDWICH, noun. A particular kind of meat-and-cheese sandwich made on Cuban bread.
CUBAN SANDWICHES, noun. Plural of Cuban sandwich

Dictionary definition

CUBAN, noun. A native or inhabitant of Cuba.
CUBAN, adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic of Cuba or the people of Cuba; "Cuban rum".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats