marrow

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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. (anatomy)
a. la médula
(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 marrow in your bones produces white blood cells.La médula dentro de los huesos produce glóbulos blancos.
b. el tuétano
(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)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
The patient is in dire need of a bone marrow transplant.El paciente necesita un transplante de tuétano urgentemente.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(used for emphasis)
a. la médula
(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 horrific story chilled Guillermina to the marrow.La horrible historia espantó a Guillermina hasta la médula.
3. (vegetable) (United Kingdom)
a. el calabacín
(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)
Mr. Brown harvested his marrow from the garden this week.El señor Brown cosechó sus calabacines del huerto esta semana.
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marrow
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of bone)
a. la médula
(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)
to be frozen to the marrowestar helado(a) hasta la médula or hasta los tuétanos
2. (vegetable) (United Kingdom)
a. especie de calabacín de gran tamaño
marrow [ˈmærəʊ]
noun
1 (Anat) médula (f); tuétano (m); (as food) tuétano (m) de hueso
a Spaniard to the marrow un español de pura cepa; un español hasta la médula
to be frozen to the marrow estar helado hasta los huesos
2 (Britain) (Bot) (also vegetable marrow) calabacín (m)
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baby marrow calabacín (m); calabacita (f)
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