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alga

USAGE NOTE
Feminine nouns that begin with a stressed "a-" or "ha-" sound in Spanish use the definite article "el" in the singular.
alga(
ahl
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gah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (culinary)
a. seaweed
Varios animales marinos se alimentan de algas.Several marine animals feed on seaweed.
2. (botany)
a. seaweed (in the sea)
El buzo quedó atascado entre las algas.The diver got stuck in the seaweed.
b. waterweed (in fresh water)
Añadí un par de algas de decoración en el acuario.I added a couple of waterweeds in the fish tank as decoration.
c. alga
Este tipo de alga crece en aguas poco profundas.This variety of alga grows in shallow waters.
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alga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
algasseaweed
2. (biology)
a.
un algaa piece of seaweed
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alga
seaweed; alga
alga tóxica toxic alga
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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