A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (animal)
a. tuna
Si miras a babor, verás la espalda de un atún asomando del agua.If you look off the port side, you'll see the back of a tuna sticking up out of the water.
b. tuna fish
No es poca cosa atrapar un atún porque es un pez muy grande.It's no small feat to catch a tuna fish because they're really big fish.
2. (culinary)
a. tuna
A mí me encanta la ensalada de escarola con tomate, atún y aceitunas.I love a salad with escarole, tomato, tuna, and olives.
b. tuna fish
Trajimos unos refrescos y unos emparedados de atún al parque.We brought some sodas and some tuna fish sandwiches to the park.
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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. (general)
a. tuna
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1 (pez) tuna (fish)
querer ir por atún y ver al duque to want to have it both ways; want to have one's cake and eat it too
2 (imbécil) nitwit (familiar)
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