el comedor roughly translates to the dining room. Showing results for comedor.


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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. (room)
a. dining room (at home)
La cena será servida en el comedor.Dinner will be served in the dining room.
b. dining hall (at school or university)
El comedor del colegio no abre hasta la hora de almuerzo.The school dining hall doesn't open until lunchtime.
c. cafeteria
¿No vienes al comedor a almorzar?Aren't you coming to the cafeteria for lunch?
2. (furniture)
a. dining-room suite
Me gusta el comedor de cerezo.I like the dining-room suite in cherry-wood.
b. dining-room furniture
Queremos cambiar el comedor, que está muy viejo.We want to change the dining-room furniture; it's so old.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (feeding on something)
a. eating
Las plantas carnivoras son plantas comedoras de insectos.Carnivorous plants are insect-eating plants.
4. (of good appetite)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
En casa no somos muy comedores.We aren't big eaters at home.
Tu hijo es muy comedor.Your kid likes his food.
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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. (habitación; de casa)
a. dining room
2. (de fábrica)
a. canteen
3. (muebles)
a. dining-room suite
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1 (en casa) dining room; (en barco, tren) restaurant; (en colegio, facultad) dining hall; lunch room; (EEUU) (en trabajo) canteen
2 (mobiliario) dining-room suite
Juan es muy buen comedor Juan's a big eater; Juan likes his food
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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