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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (alloy)
a. brass
El latón se emplea mucho para hacer llaves.Brass is used a lot to make keys.
Victoria guarda todas sus joyas en una pequeña caja de latón que su abuela le regaló.Victoria keeps all her jewelry in a little brass box that her grandmother gave her.
2. (tinplate container)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. metal bowl
La campesina llenó el latón con agua del pozo.The peasant woman filled the metal bowl with water from the well.
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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. brass
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1 (metal) brass
2 (S. Cone) (recipiente) large tin container; (And) (cubo) tin bucket
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