A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. strawberry tree
Los madroños del bosque florecieron en primavera.The strawberry trees in the woods blossomed in spring.
b. arbutus
La helada secó el madroño del patio exterior.The frost dried the arbutus in the outdoor patio.
2. (flower cluster)
a. tassel
Las borlas de la planta de maíz estaban llenas de polen.The tassels on the corn stalk were filled with pollen.
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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. (árbol)
a. strawberry tree
2. (fruto)
a. strawberry-tree berry
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1 (Botánica) strawberry tree; arbutus
2 (borla) tassel
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