carnation

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carnation(
kar
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ney
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shihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. el clavel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I gave my mom a bouquet of yellow carnations on Mother's Day.Le di a mi mamá un ramo de claveles amarillos por el Día de las Madres.
The best man was wearing a red carnation pinned to the lapel of his tuxedo.El padrino de la boda tenía puesto un clavel rojo en la solapa de su esmoquin.
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carnation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el clavel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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carnation [kɑːˈneɪʃən]
noun
clavel (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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