A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (botany)
a. chive
En el huerto que tenemos en el jardín plantamos cebollinos, tomates y pimientos.In the vegetable garden in our backyard we've planted chives, tomatoes, and peppers.
Los cebollinos que plantamos en el jardín atraen a muchas abejas.The chives we planted in the garden attract a lot of bees.
2. (culinary)
a. chives (plural)
Pica el cebollino y el perejil sobre la tabla de madera.Chop the chives and the parsley on the cutting board.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Regionalism used in Spain
a. idiot
Laura, eres un cebollino. Te olvidaste de cerrar el grifo y se inundó el baño.Laura, you're an idiot. You forgot to turn off the faucet and the bathroom flooded.
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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. (planta)
a. chive
2. (cebolleta)
a. spring onion (United Kingdom)
b. scallion
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
3. (colloquial)
a. idiot
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