A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (insulated container)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. cooler
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Llevé la hielera al picnic para mantener los refrescos fríos.I took the cooler to the picnic to keep the soft drinks cold.
Mete las bebidas en la hielera para que se enfríen, por favor.Put the drinks in the cooler so they get cold, please.
b. cool box (United Kingdom)
El vendedor de playa llevaba botellas de agua heladas en la hielera.The beach seller carried ice-cold bottles of water in the cool box.
2. (container for ice cubes)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. ice bucket
En la barra había una hielera para servirse cubitos de hielo en las bebidas.There was an ice bucket on the bar to help yourself to ice for drinks.
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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. cool box, cooler
(Chile) (México) (nevera) refrigerator; fridge (familiar); (bandeja) ice tray;
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