la brea
-the tar
See the entry for brea.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (general)
a. tar
¿Qué cosas vieron en los fosos de brea?What kinds of things did you see in the tar pits?
b. pitch
Los marineros impermeabilizaron el barco con brea.The sailors weatherproofed the ship with pitch.
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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. (sustancia)
a. tar
2. (para barco)
a. pitch
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1 (alquitrán) tar; pitch
2 (cubierta) tarpaulin; tarp; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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