ballena

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ballena(
bah
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yeh
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nah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (animal)
a. whale
Algunas especies de ballenas están en peligro de extinción.Some whale species are endangered.
2. (clothing)
a. stay
Las ballenas de este corsé no me dejan respirar.The stays of this corset won't let me breathe.
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ballena
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (animal)
a. whale
ballena azulblue whale
2. (varilla; de corsé)
a. stay
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ballena
1 (Zoología) (animal) whale; (hueso) whalebone
parece una ballena she's like a beached whale (familiar)
ballena azul blue whale
2 (Cos) [de corsé] bone; stay
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