A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (furniture)
a. bunk
Los niños estaban peleando porque ambos querían dormir en la litera de arriba.The kids were fighting because they both wanted to sleep on the top bunk.
Los soldados durmieron en literas en el cuartel.The soldiers slept on bunks in the barracks.
b. bunk bed
Cambiaron sus dos camas por una litera para ahorrar espacio.They changed their two beds for a bunk bed in order to save space.
c. berth (on modes of transportation)
Nuestro camarote tiene dos literas.Our cabin has two berths.
d. couchette (on a train)
Las literas en primera clase se veían muy cómodas.The couchettes in first class looked very comfortable.
2. (vehicle)
a. litter
El conde y su esposa fueron transportados en una litera.The count and his wife were transported on a litter.
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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. (cama)
a. bunk (bed)
2. (de barco)
a. berth
3. (de tren)
a. couchette
4. (vehículo)
a. litter
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1 (en alcoba) bunk; bunk bed; (Náutica) (Ferro) bunk; berth; (Ferro) couchette
2 (Hist) (carruaje) litter
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