almeja de Nueva Inglaterra

almeja de Nueva Inglaterra
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (animal)
a. steamer
En la playa que visitamos en Maine, vimos a unos niños con cubos y, cuando les preguntamos qué hacían, nos dijeron que estaban cogiendo almejas de Nueva Inglaterra.On the beach we visited in Maine, we saw some children with buckets, and when we asked them what they were doing, they said they were catching steamers.
b. soft-shell clam
Las almejas de Nueva Inglaterra no viven en las rocas, sino en la arena.Soft-shell clams don't live on rocks, but in sand.
2. (culinary)
a. steamer
Cuando estuve en Maine, comí unas almejas de Nueva Inglaterra con ajo y mantequilla que estaban riquísimas en un restaurante de Portland.When I was in Maine, I had some delicious steamers with garlic and butter at a restaurant in Portland.
b. soft-cell clam
Las almejas de Nueva Inglaterra están muy buenas cocinadas al vapor.Soft-cell clams are very good steamed.
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