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"Walnut" is a noun which is often translated as "la nuez", and "pine nut" is a noun which is often translated as "el piñon". Learn more about the difference between "walnut" and "pine nut" below.
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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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pine nut
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el piñon
(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).
Scatter the pine nuts on a baking pan and toast them in the oven at 375 degrees.Coloque los piñones en una bandeja de hornear y tuéstelos en el horno a los 375 grados.
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