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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. lime tree
El tilo del jardín se quedó sin hojas en invierno.The lime tree in the garden lost all its leaves in winter.
b. lime
Planté un tilo porque me gustan sus flores.I planted a lime because I like its flowers.
2. (beverage)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. lime blossom
Estaba muy nervioso y por eso me tomé un tilo.I was very nervous and that's why I had a cup of lime blossom.
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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. (árbol)
a. linden o lime tree
2. (madera)
a. lime
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1 (planta) lime tree
2 (Latinoamérica) (infusión) lime flower tea
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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