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"Booger" is a noun which is often translated as "el moco", and "mucus" is a noun which is also often translated as "el moco". Learn more about the difference between "booger" and "mucus" below.
booger(
boo
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guhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(dried mucus)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el moco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Don't pick your boogers! Use a handkerchief.¡No te saques los mocos con el dedo! Usa un pañuelo.
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mucus
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el moco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Cristina cleaned the mucus off her baby's nose.Cristina limpió el moco de la nariz de su bebé.
b. la mucosidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Inhaling steam and drinking plenty of fluids helps to clear out mucus.Inhalar vapor y beber mucho líquido ayuda a eliminar la mucosidad.
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