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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. el rocío
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was a lot of dew on the lawn this morning at sunrise.Había mucho rocío en el césped esta mañana al amanecer.
This plant gets most of its water from the dew that condenses on its petals.Esta planta obtiene la mayoría de su agua del rocío que se condensa en sus pétalos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
(to moisten with dew)
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
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