A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (woven container)
a. basket
Un cliente de la empresa nos envió una cesta de frutas para Navidad.One of the company's clients sent us a fruit basket for Christmas.
Hoy fui al mercado y me compré estas preciosas cestas de mimbre. ¿Te gustan?Today I went to the market and bought these beautiful wicker baskets. Do you like them?
2. (sports)
a. basket
No soy muy bueno en baloncesto, casi nunca atino a meter la pelota en la cesta.I'm not very good at basketball; I hardly ever get the ball in the basket.
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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. (canasta)
a. basket
(el precio de) la cesta de la comprathe cost of the average week's shopping
2. (computers)
cesta (de la compra o de pedidos)shopping basket o
3. (sports)
cesta puntajai alai = type of pelota
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1 (canasta) basket
llevar la cesta to play gooseberry; be a third wheel; (EEUU)
cesta de costura sewing basket
cesta de la compra shopping basket; (Economía) cost of a week's shopping
ha aumentado el precio de la cesta de la compra
cesta de Navidad Christmas box; Christmas hamper
cesta de picnic picnic hamper
2 (en baloncesto, pelota vasca) basket
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