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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. owl
El búho cazó un ratón y se posó en una rama para comerlo.The owl caught a mouse and sat on a branch to eat it.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(unsociable person)
a. loner
Rosa es un búho; no tiene ni un amigo.Rosa is a loner. She has no friends at all.
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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. owl
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1 (Ornitología) owl; long-eared owl
búho real eagle owl
2 (persona) unsociable person; recluse
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