la pistola
-the pistol
See the entry for pistola.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (weaponry)
a. pistol
Mi tío me enseñó a disparar pistolas y rifles.My uncle taught me how to fire a pistol and a rifle.
b. gun
La policía encontró pistolas y cuchillos en el sótano del sospechoso.The police found guns and knives in the suspect's basement.
2. (tool)
a. spray gun
Pinté las paredes con una pistola.I painted the walls with a spray gun.
3. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. French stick
Ve a la panadería y compra cinco pistolas.Go to the bakery and buy five French sticks.
4. (electronics)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. hair dryer
Mamá, ¿viste mi pistola y mi cepillo para el pelo?Mom, have you seen my hair dryer and hair brush?
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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. (arma; con cilindro)
a. gun
2. (sin cilindro)
a. pistol
pistola de aguawater pistol
3. (pulverizador)
a. spray gun
pintar a pistolato spray-paint
4. (herramienta)
a. gun
5. (de pan)
a. French loaf
1 (arma) pistol; gun; (Técnica) (para pintar) spray gun
pistola ametralladora submachine-gun; tommy-gun
pistola de agua water pistol
pistola de engrase grease gun
pistola de juguete toy pistol
pistola de pintar spray gun
pistola engrasadora grease gun
pistola rociadora de pintura spray gun
2 (España) [de pan] French stick; baguette
3 (pene) prick (vulgar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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