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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (container)
a. fruit bowl
Como no quedaban muchas naranjas en el frutero, bajé al supermercado a comprar más.As there weren't many oranges left in the fruit bowl, I went to the supermarket to buy more.
b. fruit dish
El frutero estaba repleto de uvas de diferentes colores.The fruit dish was full of different-colored grapes.
c. fruit basket
El frutero era tan pequeño que no cabían juntos los plátanos, las peras y las manzanas.The fruit basket was so small that the bananas, pears and apples couldn't all fit.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (occupation)
a. fruit seller
El frutero recomienda que compre kiwis porque están muy dulces.The fruit seller recommends that I buy some kiwis because they are very sweet.
b. fruiterer
El frutero de ese puesto vende las mejores sandías del mercado.The fruiterer at that stall sells the best watermelons in the market.
c. greengrocer
Devolví las ciruelas al frutero porque estaban demasiado verdes.I took the plums back to the greengrocer because they weren't ripe enough.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (related to fruit)
a. fruit
Sara suele comprar las papayas en el puesto frutero de esta avenida.Sara usually buys her papayas from the fruit stall on this avenue.
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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. (persona)
a. fruit seller
b. fruiterer (United Kingdom)
2. (recipiente)
a. fruit bowl
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fruteroa frutera
plato frutero fruit dish
(persona) fruiterer; greengrocer; grocer; (EEUU)
(recipiente) fruit dish; fruit bowl; (cesta) fruit basket;
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