A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (zone for picnics)
a. picnic area
Estábamos comiendo en el merendero y no nos dimos cuenta de que había muchas hormigas.We were eating in the picnic area and didn't realize there were many ants.
2. (establishment)
a. open-air café
Almorzamos en un merendero desde el cual podíamos apreciar la playa y el mar.We had lunch in an open-air café where we could see the beach and the sea.
b. outdoor restaurant
Estábamos en un merendero pero se largó a llover y tuvimos que entrar.We were sitting in an outdoor restaurant but it started raining and we had to go inside.
c. open-air restaurant
Fuimos a un merendero para poder almorzar y disfrutar del sol.We went to an open-air restaurant so we could eat and enjoy the sunlight.
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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. (general)
a. open-air café or bar (in the country or on the beach)
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(café) open-air café; snack bar; (en el campo) picnic area; (México) (restaurán) café; lunch counter;
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