Quick answer
"Walnut" is a noun which is often translated as "la nuez", and "almond" is a noun which is often translated as "la almendra". Learn more about the difference between "walnut" and "almond" below.
walnut(
wal
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nuht
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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. (nut)
a. la nuez
(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).
He's allergic to walnuts.Él es alérgico a las nueces.
b. la nuez de Castilla
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
We ate walnuts at Christmas.Comimos nueces de Castilla en Navidad.
2. (botany)
a. el nogal
(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).
Walnuts are beautiful trees.Los nogales son árboles hermosos.
3. (wood)
a. el nogal
(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 dining room table is made of walnut.La mesa del comedor es de nogal.
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almond(
al
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mihnd
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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. (culinary)
a. la almendra
(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).
Let's decorate the cake with some almonds before baking it.Vamos a decorar el pastel con unas almendras antes de hornearlo.
2. (botany)
a. el almendro
(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).
Almonds in blossom are beautiful.Los almendros en flor se ven hermosos.
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