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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. (animal)
a. barn owl
Una lechuza se la pasó ululando toda la noche y no me dejó dormir.A barn owl kept hooting all night and didn't let me sleep.
El bosque está lleno de lechuzas.The forest is full of barn owls.
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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. (barn) owl
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1 (Ornitología) owl
lechuza común barn owl
2 (S. Cone) (México) (albino) albino
3 (Caribe) (México) (puta) whore
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