A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (culinary)
a. custard apple
Las chirimoyas son difíciles de comer, pero deliciosas.Custard apples are difficult to eat, but delicious.
b. cherimoya
Me encanta la tarta de queso y chirimoya.I love cherimoya cheesecake.
c. chirimoya
¿Has probado alguna vez la chirimoya?Have you ever tried a chirimoya?
2. (botany)
a. custard apple
La chirimoya es un árbol de origen andino.The custard apple is a tree of Andean origin.
b. custard apple tree
La chirimoya no tolera las heladas.Custard apple trees won't tolerate frosts.
c. cherimoya
En los Estados Unidos la chirimoya se cultiva mucho en California.In the US, cherimoyas are widely grown in California.
d. cherimoya tree
La chirimoya se cultiva aquí en Andalucía desde hace más de un siglo.Cherimoya trees have been grown here in Andalusia for over a century.
e. chirimoya
La chirimoya crece en climas tropicales y subtropicales.Chirimoyas grow in tropical and subtropical climates.
f. chirimoya tree
Me gustaría sembrar chirimoya pero no sé si el clima de aquí será adecuado.I'd like to plant chirimoya trees, but I don't know if the climate here will be suitable.
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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. (general)
a. custard apple
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1 (fruta) custard apple; cherimoya; (EEUU)
2 (cabeza) nut (familiar); noggin (familiar); (EEUU) head
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