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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. (botany)
a. fig tree
La higuera dio muchos higos este año.The fig tree produced a lot of figs this year.
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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. fig tree
2. (fam fig)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
estar en la higuerato have one's head in the clouds
higuera chumbaprickly pear
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fig tree
caer de una higuera to come down to earth with a bump
estar en la higuera to be daydreaming; be up in the clouds
higuera chumba higuera de tuna prickly pear cactus; Indian fig tree
higuera del infierno higuera infernal castor-oil plant
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