An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (color)
a. maroon
Los granaderos vestían uniformes granate.The grenadiers wore maroon uniforms.
b. deep-red
Me gusta el contraste de los cojines blancos sobre el sofá granate.I like how the white cushions contrast with the deep-red couch.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (mineral)
a. garnet
Los mineros encontraron granate en las rocas.The miners found garnet in the rocks.
3. (jewelry)
a. garnet
En el cofre había monedas de oro y muchas gemas, principalmente granates y safiros.In the chest there were gold coins and many gemstones, mainly garnet and sapphires.
4. (color)
a. maroon
¿Ese color es granate o borgoña? Me parecen iguales.Is that maroon or burgundy? They look the same to me.
b. deep red
Yo creo que el azul oscuro y el granate combinan bien.I think dark blue and deep red match perfectly.
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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. garnet
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. garnet-colored
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1 (mineral) garnet
2 (color) deep red; dark crimson
deep red; dark crimson
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