flowerbed
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "flower bed."
flowerbed(
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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. el cantero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The flowerbeds in the city park are a wonderful sight in spring.Los canteros en el parque de la ciudad se ven maravillosos en la primavera.
b. el arriate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
She was on her knees in the flowerbed, planting out dahlias.Estaba de rodillas sobre el arriate, trasplantando dalias.
c. el parterre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The head gardener is in charge of all the lawns and flowerbeds at the palace.El primer jardinero es responsable de todos los céspedes y parterres del palacio.
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flowerbed
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el parterre
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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flowerbed [ˈflaʊəbed]
noun
arriate (m); parterre (m); cantero (m); (S. Cone)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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