matorral(
mah
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toh
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rrahl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (undergrowth)
a. thicket
La policía halló un cuerpo en un matorral lleno de zarzas.The police found a body in a thicket full of brambles.
b. bushes (plural)
El matorral ocultaba la entrada a una pequeña cueva.The bushes hid the entrance to a small cave.
2. (area of land)
a. scrubland
El agricultor decidió acondicionar el matorral para cultivar papas.The farmer decided to prepare the scrubland to grow potatoes.
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matorral
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. thicket
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matorral
(conjunto de matas) thicket; bushes
plural
; (p)
(terreno) scrubland;
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