asparagus
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Usage note
The plural of “asparagus” is “asparagus.”
asparagus(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vegetable)
a. el espárrago
(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).
Asparagus with salt are simple and delicious.Los espárragos con sal son sencillos y deliciosos.
2. (botany)
a. la esparraguera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This asparagus is more than one meter tall.Esta esparraguera mide más de un metro.
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asparagus
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (plant)
a. la esparraguera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (vegetable)
a. el espárragos
(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).
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asparagus [əsˈpærəɡəs]
noun
(plant) espárrago (m); (food) espárragos (m);
modifier
asparagus tips (n) puntas (f) de espárrago
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "asparagus"
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asparagus with mayonnaise
espárragos con mayonesa
giant asparagus
el perico
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