caterpillar

caterpillar(
kah
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duhr
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pih
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luhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. la oruga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
If you get closer, you can see a caterpillar building its cocoon on that branch.Si te acercas, puedes ver a una oruga construyendo su capullo en esa rama.
It may seem like an ugly caterpillar right now, but one day it will turn into a beautiful butterfly.Puede parecer una oruga fea ahora, pero un día se convertirá en una hermosa mariposa.
2. (transport)
a. el tractor oruga
(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).
(M)
If you're going to work in construction, you have to learn how to drive the caterpillar.Si vas a trabajar en construcción, tienes que aprender a conducir el tractor oruga.
3. (military)
a. la oruga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The soldiers followed the caterpillar tracks that the enemy had left behind.Los soldados siguieron las huellas de la oruga que había dejado por detrás el enemigo.
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caterpillar
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la oruga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
caterpillar trackoruga
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caterpillar [ˈkætəpɪləʳ]
noun
1 (Zool) oruga (f)
2 (also Caterpillar tractor®) tractor (m) de oruga
modifier
Caterpillar track (n) rodado (m) de oruga
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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