gooseberry
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gooseberry(
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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. (fruit)
a. la grosella espinosa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I cooked the gooseberries, then puréed them to make a tart sauce.Cociné las grosellas espinosas, luego las hice puré para preparar una salsa ácida.
b. la uva espina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Gooseberries are high in vitamin C.La uva espina es rica en vitamina C.
2. (botany)
a. el grosellero espinoso
(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).
We planted a gooseberry in the yard last year, and it's almost ready to bear fruit.Plantamos un grosellero espinoso en el jardín el año pasado, y ya casi está listo para dar fruto.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(unwanted extra person on a date) (United Kingdom)
a. la carabina
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Emily's little sister tagged along on her date as a gooseberry.La hermana menor de Emily la acompañó de carabina en su cita.
b. el chaperón
(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).
, la chaperona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I felt like a gooseberry when the study session ended and Max and Joanne started kissing.Me sentí como un chaperón cuando la sesión de estudio terminó y Max y Joanne empezaron a besarse.
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gooseberry
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la grosella
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a.
gooseberry bushgrosellero m
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gooseberry [ˈɡʊzbərɪ]
noun
1 (Bot) grosella (f) espinosa
2 (Britain)
to play gooseberry hacer de carabina
modifier
gooseberry bush (n) grosellero (m) espinoso
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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