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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (botany)
a. hemp
Los cáñamos que plantamos crecieron un montón.The hemp we planted grew a lot.
2. (string)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. hemp rope
Carlos ató el saco con cáñamo.Carlos tied the sack with hemp rope.
b. twine
Compré cáñamo y cuentas para que los niños pudieran hacer pulseras.I bought twine and beads so that the children could make bracelets.
3. (material)
a. hemp cloth
Las velas del barco fueron hechas con cáñamo.The sails of the ship were made of hemp cloth.
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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. hemp
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(Botánica) hemp; (tela) hemp cloth; (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (S. Cone) (cuerda) hemp rope
cáñamo agramado dressed hemp
cáñamo índico (Centroamérica)cáñamo indio Indian hemp; marijuana plant
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