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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. (material)
a. chamois leather
Me encanta el tacto de mi nueva chaqueta de gamuza, ¡es tan suave!I love the touch of my new chamois leather jacket; it's so soft!
b. shammy leather
El bolso de gamuza del escaparate parecía tener un tacto aterciopelado.The shammy leather handbag in the shop window seemed to be very velvety.
c. chamois
Los zapatos de gamuza son muy difíciles de limpiar, ten cuidado de no ensuciarlos.Chamois shoes are quite hard to clean; be careful not to dirty them.
d. suede
Lidia le compró unos guantes de gamuza a su madre.Lidia bought a pair of suede gloves for her mother.
2. (animal)
a. chamois
Vimos algunas gamuzas saltando en las montañas en nuestro viaje a los Pirineos.We saw several chamois jumping in the mountains during our trip to the Pyrenees.
3. (cleaning cloth)
a. dustcloth
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Jaime echó limpiacristales en la ventana y lo limpió con una gamuza.Jaime poured window cleaner on the window and cleaned it with a dustcloth.
b. duster (United Kingdom)
Había tanto polvo en la estantería que la gamuza quedó negra.There was so much dust on the bookcase that the duster turned black.
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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. (tejido)
a. chamois (leather)
2. (trapo)
a. duster
3. (animal)
a. chamois
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1 (Zoología) chamois
2 (piel) chamois leather; wash leather
una cazadora de gamuza a suede jacket
3 (paño) duster; dustcloth; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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