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"Melocotón" is a noun which is often translated as "peach", and "mayonesa" is a noun which is often translated as "mayonnaise". Learn more about the difference between "melocotón" and "mayonesa" below.
melocotón(
meh
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loh
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koh
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tohn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (fruit)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. peach
Vámonos al mercado a comprar melocotones frescos.Let's go to the market to buy some fresh peaches.
2. (tree)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. peach tree
El chico recogió la fruta más madura del melocotón.The boy picked the ripest fruit from the peach tree.
3. (color)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. peach
El color del año es el melocotón.This year's color of the year is peach.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (color)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. peach
Su vestido melocotón resaltó el color de su cabello.Her peach dress brought out the color of her hair.
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mayonesa(
mah
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yoh
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neh
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sah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (culinary)
a. mayonnaise
Mi mamá hace una mayonesa casera buenísima.My mom makes a delicious homemade mayonnaise.
b. mayo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Yo quiero mostaza y mayonesa para la hamburguesa, por favor.I'd like mustard and mayo on my burger, please.
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