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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (medicine)
a. scab
Asegúrate que la costra de la herida no se moje mientras te bañas.Make sure that the scab of your wound doesn't get wet when you shower.
2. (culinary)
a. crust
Mi hijo siempre se come la parte del medio del pan y deja la costra.My son always eats the middle part of the bread and leaves the crust.
3. (coating)
a. crust
El césped estaba cubierto por una costra de nieve y escarcha.The grass was covered by a crust of snow and frost.
b. layer
Sobre la mesa se formó una costra de suciedad.A layer of dirt formed on the table.
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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. (de suciedad, de tierra)
a. layer, crust
2. (de pan)
a. crust
3. (de herida)
a. scab
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1 (corteza) crust
2 (Med) scab
3 [de vela] snuff
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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