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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (dance)
a. cancan
Me encanta ese póster de Toulouse-Lautrec con la bailarinas bailando el cancán en el Moulin Rouge.I love that Toulouse-Lautrec poster with the dancers dancing the cancan at the Moulin Rouge.
2. (clothing)
a. frilly petticoat
Las bailarinas del café francés levantaban una y otra vez las piernas y agitaban las faldas enseñando sus cancanes.The dancers at the French cafe lifted once and again their legs and shook their skirts showing their frilly petticoats.
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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. (baile)
a. cancan
2. (leotardos) (River Plate)
a. tights (United Kingdom)
b. pantyhose
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
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1 (baile) cancan
2 (enagua) stiff, flounced petticoat
3 cancanes (S. Cone) (pantimedias) tights; pantyhose
; (s) (EEUU)
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