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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. (batting)
a. wadding
Mi abuela solía comprar guatas para rellenar las colchas que hacía.My grandmother used to buy wadding to pad the bedspreads she made.
b. padding
Cómprate un anorak con más guata para poder llevarlo en invierno.You should buy an anorak with more padding so you can wear it in winter.
2. (stomach) (Andes) (Southern Cone)
a. belly
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Creo que María está embarazada por la guata redonda.I think Maria is pregnant because of her round belly.
b. paunch
La guata de mi padre no deja de crecer porque bebe mucha cerveza.My father's paunch keeps growing because he drinks a lot of beer.
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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 algodón)
a. cotton padding
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Chile
a. belly
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1 (algodón) raw cotton; (relleno) padding
2 (And) (cuerda) twine; cord
3 (Cuba) (mentira) lie; fib
4 (And) (amigo) inseparable friend; bosom pal
1 (And) (S. Cone) (panza) paunch; belly
echar guata (Chile) to get fat
2 guatas (S. Cone) (Culin) tripe
; (s)
3 (S. Cone) warping; bulging
(And) inhabitant of the interior
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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