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trenza
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trenza(
trehn
-
sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (hairstyle)
a. braid
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Para la boda me haré una trenza.I'll do my hair in a braid for the wedding.
b. plait (United Kingdom)
Si quieres que la trenza tenga más volumen, puedes ponerte extensiones.You can wear extensions if you want the plait to have more volume.
2. (interweaving)
a. plait (of leather or straw)
Llevaba una trenza de cuero en la muñeca.She wore a leather plait around her wrist.
b. braid (in sewing)
El escote del vestido va rematado con una trenza.The dress neckline is finished off by a braid.
3. (culinary)
a. plait
Pinta la trenza con manteca y cocínala en el horno a 200ºC durante 30 minutos.Brush the plait with butter and bake it for 30 minutes at 200ºC.
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trenza
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de pelo)
a. plait
b. braid
2. (de fibras)
a. braid
3. (culinary)
a. sweet bun made of plaited dough
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trenza
1 [de pelo] plait; braid; (EEUU) (Cos) braid
una niña con trenzas siempre llevaba trenzas me voy a hacer una trenza
[de pajas, cintas] plait; [de hilos] twist
encontrar a una mujer en trenza to find a woman with her hair down
trenza postiza hairpiece
2 (Latinoamérica) [de cebollas] string
3 trenzas (Caribe) [de zapatos] shoelaces
4 (Culin) plait
5 (S. Cone) (recomendación) recommendation; suggestion
6 (S. Cone) (pelea) hand-to-hand fight
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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