la escoba
-the broom
See the entry for escoba.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (utensil for sweeping)
a. broom
Agarra una escoba y ayúdame a barrer este desastre.Grab a broom and help me sweep up this mess.
La bruja se montó en su escoba y se fue volando a su casa en el bosque.The witch got on her broom and flew to her house in the woods.
b. broomstick
Fui a la fiesta de Halloween vestida de bruja con escoba.I went to the Halloween party dressed as a witch with a broomstick.
2. (botany)
a. broom
Las escobas que sembramos en el patio echan flores amarillas.The broom we planted in the garden have yellow flowers.
3. (card game)
a. escoba
El objeto de la escoba es ser el primer jugador en ganar 15 puntos.The object of escoba is to be the first player to earn 15 points.
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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. (para barrer)
a. broom
2. (juego de cartas)
a. type of card game
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1 (para barrer) broom; brush
pasar la escoba to sweep up
esto no vende una escoba this is a dead loss
escoba mecánica carpet sweeper
2 (Botánica) broom
(Dep) sweeper
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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