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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (tool)
Regionalism used in Cuba
a. dibble
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Los campesinos tomaron sus janes y comenzaron a preparar la tierra para la siembra.The farmers grabbed their dibbles and started preparing the soil for planting.
b. dibber (United Kingdom)
El jan no tenía punta, así que Martina no pudo usarlo para ahoyar.The dibber had no tip, so Martina couldn't use it to dig holes.
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
2. (name)
a. Jan
Jan fue un famoso pianista y compositor.Jan was a famous pianist and composer.
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(Caribe) (Agr) seed drill
ensartarse en los janes to get involved in an unprofitable piece of business
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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