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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. (fabric square)
a. headscarf
Vera se puso una pañoleta para que el viento no le deshiciera el peinado.Vera wore a headscarf so the wind wouldn't mess up her hairstyle.
2. (large scarf)
a. shawl
Voy a ponerme una pañoleta porque está haciendo algo de frío hoy.I'm going to wear a shawl because it's a bit cold today.
3. (bullfighting)
a. tie
Ese torero siempre usa pañoleta y fajín verdes como símbolos de buena suerte.That matador always wears a green tie and sash as symbols of good luck.
b. neckerchief
Necesito una pañoleta roja para completar mi disfraz de matador.I need a red neckerchief to finish off my matador costume.
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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. shawl, wrap
1 [de mujer] (sobre los hombros) shawl; (sobre la cabeza) headscarf
2 [de torero] tie
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