menta(
mehn
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (herb)
a. mint
¿La planta en la maceta es una menta?Is the plant in the pot a mint?
2. (culinary)
a. mint
¿Cuáles son tus gustos preferidos de helado? - Chocolate, menta y frutilla.What are your favorite ice-cream flavors? - Chocolate, mint, and strawberry.
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(repute) (River Plate)
a. reputation
Manuel tiene mala menta, pero es un buen hombre.Manuel has a bad reputation, but he's a good man.
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menta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. mint
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menta
mint
un caramelo de menta a mint sweet
menta romana menta verde spearmint
menta
1 (Arg) (fama) reputation
2 mentas (Chile) (chismes) rumours; rumors; (EEUU) gossip
singular
; (s)
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