alverja
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alverja(
ahl
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behr
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hah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (botany)
a. vetch
La alverja que planté en el jardín creció muy rápido.The vetch I planted in the garden has grown very fast.
b. pea
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
La arveja necesita mucho espacio para echar sus raíces.Peas need a lot of space to put down their roots.
2. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. pea
A Dan le gusta comer cualquier cosa acompañada de alverjas, papas y gravy.Dan loves to eat anything accompanied with peas, potatoes, and gravy.
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alverja
1 (arveja) vetch
2 (Latinoamérica) (guisante) pea
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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