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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. stem
El granizo rompió el tallo de muchas de las flores del jardín.Hail broke the stem of many of the flowers in our garden.
b. stalk
Al ficus le están saliendo hojas nuevas del tallo.New leaves are coming out of the ficus stalk.
2. (spotted thistle)
Regionalism used in Chile
a. blessed thistle
El tallo da flores amarillas y hojas velludas y espinosas.Blessed thistle grows yellow flowers, and hairy, spiny leaves.
3. (vegetable)
Regionalism used in Colombia
a. Brussels sprout
Mi mamá siempre prepara los tallos salteados con ajo.My mom always sautés Brussels sprouts in garlic.
4. (sweet snack) (Andes)
a. churro
En la feria me comí un tallo relleno de chocolate.I ate a chocolate-filled churro at the fair.
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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. (de planta, flor)
a. stem
2. (brote)
a. sprout, shoot
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1 [de flor] stem; stalk; [de hierba] blade
2 (And) (repollo) cabbage
3 tallos (Latinoamérica) (verdura) vegetables; greens
4 (fruta) crystallized fruit
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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