dinosaur

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (prehistoric animal)
a. el dinosaurio
(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).
(M)
There is a large dinosaur at the entrance of the museum.Hay un dinosaurio grande en la entrada del museo.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(outdated person or thing)
a. el dinosaurio
(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).
(M)
My computer is a dinosaur.Mi ordenador es un dinosaurio.
b. el anacronismo
(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).
(M)
My boss is a total dinosaur.Mi jefe es un anacronismo total.
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dinosaur
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (also fig)
a. el dinosaurio
(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).
(M)
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dinosaur [ˈdaɪnəsɔːʳ]
noun
1 (reptile) dinosaurio (m)
2 (old-fashioned person) carcamal (informal) (m); (old-fashioned organization) reliquia (f) del pasado
"You're a dinosaur," Michael said . "The world has moved on." The Bureau of Reclamation is a dinosaur and it's going to go extinct if it doesn't wise up its management practices
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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