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plátano
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plátano(
plah
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tah
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noh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (fruit)
a. banana
Me encanta comer el plátano con crema de avellana.I love eating bananas with hazelnut cream.
b. plantain (for cooking)
Voy a almorzar plátano con arroz y frijoles.I'm going to have plantains with rice and beans for lunch.
2. (botany)
a. banana tree
Los plátanos crecen en zonas costeras tropicales.Banana trees grow in tropical coastal areas.
b. plane tree
El plátano londinense se parece a un sicomoro americano.The London plane tree looks like an American sycamore.
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plátano
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruta)
a. banana
2. (árbol de sombra)
a. plane tree
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plátano
1 (fruta) banana; (para cocinar) plantain; (árbol) banana tree
2 (árbol ornamental) plane (tree)
3 banana (muy_familiar); prick (vulgar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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