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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. beetle
La famosa entomóloga es vista frecuentemente usando un broche de oro en forma de escarabajo que su hijo le regaló.The famous entomologist is often seen wearing a beetle-shaped gold brooch that her son gave her.
Esta especie de escarabajo tiene un característico color verde brillante.This species of beetle has a unique shiny green color.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (scrawl)
a. scribbles
El alumno se aburría y pasó toda la clase haciendo escarabajos en su cuaderno.The student was bored and spent the whole class drawing scribbles in his notebook.
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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. (general)
a. beetle
escarabajo peloterodung beetle
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1 (insecto) beetle
escarabajo de Colorado escarabajo de la patata Colorado beetle
2 (Técnica) flaw
3 (persona) dwarf; runt
4 (Automóviles) Beetle
5 escarabajos (garabatos) scribble
; (s)
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