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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (bridle around the head of an animal)
2. (docile animal)
a. leading ox
El cabestro era grande y hermoso pero a la vez muy manso.The leading ox was a large, handsome creature but it was also very docile.
Los toros seguían al cabestro.The bulls followed the bell-ox.
El cabestro ingresó al ruedo, seguido de dos toros.The bullock entered the bullring, followed by two bulls.
masculine or feminine noun
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in Spain
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. leading ox
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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