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The plural of “arboretum” is “arboretums” or “arboreta.”
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el arboreto
(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 governor inaugurated a new arboretum in Tepatitlan by planting a tree.El gobernador inauguró un arboreto nuevo en Tepatitlán plantando un árbol.
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arboretum [ˌɑːbəˈriːtəm]
arboretums arboreta [ˌɑːbəˈriːtə] arboreto (m); jardín (m) botánico arbóreo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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