canoso
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canoso(
kah
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noh
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soh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person)
a. gray-haired
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Pregúntale al señor canoso. Él debe de saber.Ask the gray-haired man. He should know.
b. grey-haired (United Kingdom)
El primer ministro se ve más canoso cada día.The prime minister looks more grey-haired every day.
c. white-haired
Esa mujer canosa no parece ser tan vieja.That white-haired woman doesn't seem that old.
2. (hair)
a. gray
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Es un señor alto, de pelo canoso y ojos verdes.He's a tall man, with gray hair, and green eyes.
b. grey (United Kingdom)
Ya con el paso de los años su barba café se ha tornado canosa.Over the years his brown beard has turned grey.
c. white
Tengo solo 35 años, pero mi pelo canoso me hace mayor.I'm only 35, but I look older because of my white hair.
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canoso
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona)
a. gray-haired
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
canoso
adjective
1 [+persona] (con pelo gris) grey-haired; gray-haired; (EEUU) (con pelo blanco) white-haired
2 [+pelo, barba] (gris) grey; gray; (EEUU) (blanco) white
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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pelo canoso
white hair
mi abuelo tiene el pelo muy canoso
my grandfather's hair is really gray
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