A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (tableware)
a. knife
Ryan puso la mesa con platos, tenedores, cuchillos y cucharas.Ryan set the table with plates, forks, knives, and spoons.
2. (animal anatomy)
a. tusk
Los cuchillos del jabalí estaban muy afilados.The boar's tusks were very sharp.
3. (sewing)
a. gore
La costurera decidió ponerle unos cuchillos a la falda.The seamstress decided to add a few gores to the skirt.
4. (architecture)
a. support
Los cuchillos del puente están hechos de madera.The bridge's supports are made of wood.
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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. knife
pasar a cuchilloto put to the sword
cuchillo de cocinakitchen knife
cuchillo eléctricoelectric carving knife
cuchillo de montehunting knife
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1 (gen) knife
pasar a cuchillo to put to the sword
remover el cuchillo en la llaga to turn the knife in the wound
cuchillo de carne steak knife
Un camarerito de largo mandil blanco se aproximó a la mesa con los cubiertos de pescado y un [cuchillo de dientes de sierra] y mango de madera.
cuchillo de caza hunting knife
cuchillo de cocina kitchen knife
cuchillo del pan breadknife
cuchillo de trinchar carving knife
2 (Archit) upright; support
cuchillo de aire sharp draught; sharp draft; (EEUU)
4 (colmillo) fang; tusk
5 (Cos) gore
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