melon(
mehl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. el melón
(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).
Would you like to try some melon punch?¿Quieres probar un poco de ponche de melón?
b. la sandía
(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).
(red-fleshed)
There's melon in the refrigerator if you want some.Hay sandía en el refrigerador por si quieres.
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melon
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (honeydew)
a. el melón
(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).
2. (watermelon)
a. la sandía
(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).
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melon [ˈmelən]
noun
melón (m)
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melones
melones
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(breasts)
a. melons
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Vaya melones tiene tu novia! - ¿Tienes ganas de morir?Your girlfriend's got great melons! - Do you want to die?
b. tits
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Se te ven muy bien los melones con esa camisa. - ¡Vete a volar!Your tits look great in that top. - Get lost!
melón
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (fruit)
a. melon
Desayunamos una rica ensalada de melón, papaya y plátano.We had a delicious melon, papaya, and banana fruit salad for breakfast.
b. cantaloupe
Me gusta el melón más que la sandía.I like cantaloupe better than watermelon.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(head)
a. noggin (colloquial)
Me di en el melón al subirme al coche.I hit my noggin getting in the car.
b. brain
Es demasiado temprano para pensar. Mi melón todavía no se despierta.It's too early to think. My brain isn't awake yet.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(fool)
a. idiot (colloquial)
¡Escóndanse rápido! Ahí viene el melón de Alfonso.Quick, hide! Here comes that idiot Alfonso.
b. lemon (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
Eres un melón si crees que ella saldrá contigo.You must be a lemon if you think she'll go out with you.
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melón
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruta)
a. melon
2. (colloquial)
a. lemon, idiot
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melón
1 (Botánica) melon
los melones, a cata the proof of the pudding is in the eating
2 (cabeza) head; nut (familiar); noggin (familiar); (EEUU)
estrujarse el melón to rack one's brains
3 (tonto) twit (familiar); lemon (familiar)
4 melones (pechos) melons (muy_familiar); tits (vulgar)
melón
(Zoología)
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