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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (secretion)
a. earwax
No te quites la cerilla con hisopos.Don't use cotton swabs to remove earwax.
b. wax
El doctor le encontró a su paciente mucha cerilla en los oídos.The doctor found a lot of wax in his patient's ears.
2. (matchstick)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. match
¿Alguien tiene una cerilla para encender las velas?Does anyone have a match to light the candles?
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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. match
Regionalism used in Spain
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1 (fósforo) match
2 (Anatomía) earwax
3 (Religión) wax taper
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