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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (earth)
a. clod
Los terrones de tierra seca se deshacen entre los dedos.The clods of dry soil break apart between your fingers.
b. lump
Las plantas no crecen bien aquí porque la tierra está llena de terrones.Plants do not grow well here because the soil is full of lumps.
2. (cube)
a. lump
Me gusta el café muy dulce y por eso me echo tres terrones de azúcar.I like my coffee very sweet and so I put three sugar lumps in it.
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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 tierra)
a. clod of earth
terrón de azúcarsugar lump
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1 [de tierra] clod; lump
2 [de azúcar] lump
azúcar en terrones lump sugar
3 (terreno) field; patch (of land)
destripar terrones to work the land
humildes campesinos que destripan terrones de sol a sol
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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