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"Butternut" is a noun which is often translated as "el nogal blanco americano", and "hickory" is a noun which is often translated as "el nogal americano". Learn more about the difference between "butternut" and "hickory" below.
butternut(
buh
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duhr
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nuht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (tree)
a. el nogal blanco americano
(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).
The butternut grows mainly in the northeast of the country.El nogal blanco americano crece sobre todo en el noreste del país.
2. (nut)
a. la nuez blanca
(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).
The squirrels ate all the butternuts.Las ardillas se comieron todas las nueces blancas.
3. (wood)
a. el nogal blanco
(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).
Butternut makes attractive, durable furniture.Con el nogal blanco se hacen muebles atractivos y duraderos.
4. (color)
a. el castaño claro
(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).
We plan to paint that wall in butternut.Pensamos pintar esa pared de castaño claro.
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hickory(
hih
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kuh
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ri
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el nogal americano
(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).
Emily has a large hickory growing in her front yard in Florida.Emily tiene plantado un gran nogal americano en el jardín en Florida.
2. (material)
a. el nogal americano
(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).
I like to throw some pieces of hickory on the charcoal to give the meat more flavor.Me gustar echar unos pedazos de nogal americano al carbón para darle más sabor a la carne.
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