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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (food storage)
a. pantry
Por favor, saca una caja de cereal de la despensa y la jarra de leche de la nevera.Please, take a box of cereal from the pantry and the jug of milk from the refrigerator.
b. larder
Voy al mercado porque la despensa está casi vacía.I'm going to the grocery store because the larder is almost empty.
2. (provisions)
a. stock of food
Tenemos una despensa de enlatados suficiente para todo un año.We have a stock of canned food enough for a whole year.
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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. larder, pantry
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1 (armario) pantry; larder
2 (provisión de comestibles) stock of food
3 (Náutica) storeroom
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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