mating
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mating
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (zoology)
a. el apareamiento
(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).
Whales migrate to this area to do their mating.Las ballenas migran a esta zona para llevar a cabo el apareamiento.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (zoology)
a. de celo
Some species of animals pair off for life, while others only do so during mating season.Hay especies animales que se emparejan de por vida, mientras que otras solo lo hacen durante la época de celo.
b. de apareamiento
Male birds of paradise perform extravagant mating rituals to attract the females.Las aves del Paraíso macho llevan a cabo rituales de apareamiento muy elaborados para atraer a las hembras.
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mating
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el apareamiento
(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).
mating callllamada nupcial
mating seasonépoca de celo or apareamiento
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mating [ˈmeɪtɪŋ]
noun
1 (Zool) apareamiento (m)
2 unión (f)
modifier
mating call (n) aullido (m)/rugido (m) de la época de celo
in the distance we could hear howls. Mating calls of wolves, I expect.
mating season (n) época (f) de celo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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