la receta
-the recipe
See the entry for receta.


A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (culinary)
a. recipe
Tengo una receta para lentejas con chorizo.I have a recipe for lentils with chorizo.
2. (medicine)
a. prescription
El médico me dio una receta para mi tos.The doctor gave me a prescription for my cough.
3. (preparation)
a. formula
Aprendió la receta para quitar manchas de vino trabajando en el hotel.He learned the formula for wine stain removal working at the hotel.
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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. (culinary)
a. recipe
2. (medicine)
a. prescription
1 (Culin) recipe;de for
2 (Med) prescription
con receta médica available on prescription only
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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