el mejillón
-the mussel
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mejillón

mejillón(
meh
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yohn
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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. (animal)
a. mussel
Los mejillones crecen en ríos, mares y hasta pegados a los cascos de embarcaciones.Mussels grow in rivers, oceans, and even on the hulls of ships.
Cuando baje la marea, iremos a la playa a recolectar mejillones.When the tide goes out, we'll go down to the beach to collect mussels.
2. (culinary)
a. mussel
Tengo una receta muy buena de paella con almejas, langostinos y mejillones.I have a very good recipe for paella with clams, prawns, and mussels.
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mejillón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. mussel
mejillón
mussel
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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