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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (anatomy)
a. hair (on body)
Se trata de un método indoloro que eliminará definitivamente el vello de sus piernas.It is a painless method that will completely remove all the hair on your legs.
b. fuzz (on face)
A su hijo de 14 años ya le comenzó a salir un poco de vello en la cara.Her 14 year-old son is already growing some fuzz on his face.
c. down (very soft)
El vello de la piel de un bebé es muy suave.The down on a baby's skin is really soft.
2. (botany)
a. bloom (on fruit)
Nunca me como la piel del durazno porque detesto el vello que tiene.I never eat the skin of a peach because I hate the bloom on 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. (pelusilla)
a. down
2. (pelo)
a. hair
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(Anatomía) fuzz; soft hair; (Botánica) down; (en frutas) bloom; (en cuerna) velvet
vello facial facial hair
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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