gourd
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vegetable)
a. la calabaza
(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).
We tasted the kaywa gourd when we visited Peru.Probamos la calabaza de caigua cuando visitamos Perú.
2. (botany)
a. la calabaza
(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).
It is believed that some type of gourd was the first plant to ever be cultivated by humans.Se cree que algún tipo de calabaza fue la primera planta que cultivaron los seres humanos.
3. (container)
a. el mate
(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 South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
We drank tea from a gourd in South America.Tomamos té de un mate en América del Sur.
b. el guaje
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
We drank pumpo served in a gourd in Chiapas, Mexico.Tomamos pumpo servido en un guaje en Chiapas, México.
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gourd
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vegetable, container)
a. la calabaza
(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).
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gourd [ɡʊəd]
noun
calabaza (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "gourd"
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bitter gourd
la calabaza amarga
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