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"Grapefruit" is a noun which is often translated as "la toronja", and "pomelo" is a noun which is often translated as "el pomelo". Learn more about the difference between "grapefruit" and "pomelo" below.
grapefruit(
greyp
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frut
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. la toronja
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Drinking a glass of grapefruit juice makes me feel healthy.Tomar un vaso de jugo de toronja me hace sentir saludable.
b. el pomelo
(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).
(Southern Cone)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Grapefruit is high in vitamin C.El pomelo tiene un alto contenido de vitamina C.
2. (botany)
a. el toronjo
(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).
There are grapefruits, limes, and oranges in the orchard.En la huerta hay toronjos, limeros y naranjos.
b. el pomelo
(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).
What beautiful flowers that grapefruit has.Que bonitas flores tiene ese pomelo.
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pomelo(
pa
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muh
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lo
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. el pomelo
(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 pomelo is similar to the grapefruit, but larger and less bitter.El pomelo es similar a la toronja, pero más grande y menos amargo.
2. (botany)
a. el Citrus maxima
(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 fruit of the pomelo, as the tree's scientific name indicates, is the largest of the citrus fruits.El fruto del Citrus maxima, como el nombre científico del árbol indica, es el más grande de los cítricos.
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