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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (vegetable)
a. lettuce
Compré lechuga en el mercado para hacer ensalada para la cena.I bought lettuce at the market to make salad for dinner.
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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. (planta)
a. lettuce
2. (colloquial)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
fresco como una lechugaas fresh as a daisy
lechuga iceberg o repolludaiceberg lettuce
lechuga romanacos (lettuce)
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1 (Botánica) lettuce
lechuga Cos lechuga francesa lechuga orejona (México) cos lettuce
2 (Cos) frill; flounce
3 (billete) (España) 1000-peseta note; (Caribe) banknote
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