almendrado

almendrado(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (with the shape of an almond)
a. almond-shaped
¿Ya viste las uñas almendradas de Fabiola?Have you seen Fabiola's almond-shaped nails?
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
A Larry le gusta aquella chica de ojos almendrados.Larry likes the almond-eyed girl over there.
Cuando Inés se maquilla, le gusta acentuar sus ojos almendrados.When Ines does her makeup, she likes to emphasize her almond eyes.
2. (with almonds)
a. almond
Quería preparar un pollo almendrado para comer, pero no me alcanzaron las almendras.I wanted to make almond chicken to eat, but I didn't have enough almonds.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
3. (culinary)
a. macaroon
¿Probaste los almendrados? Yo solo probé las galletas de mantequilla.Did you try the macaroons? I only tried the butter cookies.
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almendrado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. almond-shaped
ojos almendradosalmond eyes
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
2. (culinary)
a. almond paste
almendrado
adjective
1 [+forma] almond-shaped
de ojos almendrados almond-eyed
2 [+sabor] nutty
(dulce) macaroon
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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