Quick answer
"Cucumber" is a noun which is often translated as "el pepino", and "tomato" is a noun which is often translated as "el tomate". Learn more about the difference between "cucumber" and "tomato" below.
cucumber(
kyu
-
kuhm
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buhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. el pepino
(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).
Cucumber with salt and lime is so refreshing.El pepino con sal y limón es tan refrescante.
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tomato(
tuh
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mey
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do
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. el tomate
(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).
These tomatoes look delicious.Estos tomates se ven deliciosos.
b. el jitomate
(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).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I'll put some tomato in the salad.Le pondré jitomate a la ensalada.
2. (botany)
a. la tomatera
(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).
We're trying to grow tomatoes on our porch.Estamos intentando cultivar tomateras en nuestro porche.
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