A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. mammal
La contaminación afectó a los mamíferos acuáticos que viven cerca de la costa.Pollution has affected the marine mammals that live near the coast.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (animal)
a. mammalian
Aunque pone huevos, el ornitorrinco es un animal mamífero.Although it lays eggs, the playtpus is a mammalian animal.
b. mammal
¿Qué porcentaje de animales de la especie mamífera son terrestres?What percentage of the mammal species are terrestrial?
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. mammal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. mammal
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mammalian; mammal
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Phrases with "mamífero"
Here are the most popular phrases with "mamífero." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
mamífero de cuatro patas con cuernos
horned, four-legged mammal
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