mahogany

mahogany(
muh
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ha
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gih
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (material)
a. la caoba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Is this dresser made of mahogany? - No, it's made of teak.¿Está hecho de caoba este ropero? - No, está hecho de teca.
Mahogany is a popular wood for making furniture due to its durability and strength.La caoba es una madera popular para confeccionar muebles debido a su durabilidad y resistencia.
2. (color)
a. el color caoba
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We have this tan bag and this other one that's more of a mahogany.Tenemos esta mochila marrón claro y esta que es de un color caoba.
3. (botany)
a. la caoba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The forests in the mountains of the Dominican Republic are full of mahoganies.Los bosques en las montañas de la República Dominicana están repletos de caobas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (made of mahogany)
a. de caoba
Narciso inherited a mahogany dining room table from his parents.Narciso heredó una mesa de comedor de caoba de sus padres.
5. (color)
a. caoba
That mahogany and beige rug would look very nice in the living room.Esa alfombra caoba y beige se vería muy bien en la sala.
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mahogany
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (wood)
a. la caoba
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (color)
a. el (color m) caoba
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (general)
a. de caoba
mahogany [məˈhɒɡənɪ]
noun
caoba (f)
adjective
de caoba
...mahogany tables and chairs
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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