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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. (light meal)
a. snack
Normalmente como una merienda en algún momento entre el almuerzo y la cena.I usually eat a snack at some point between lunch and dinner.
b. tea (United Kingdom)
¿Por qué no nos reunimos para tomar una merienda a eso de las tres?Why don't we meet up for tea around three o'clock?
2. (evening meal)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
a. supper
Sus padres han decidido organizar una merienda en su casa para celebrar su graduación.Her parents have decided to host a supper at their house to celebrate her graduation.
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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. tea
2. (en el campo)
a. picnic
fue una merienda de negrosit was total chaos
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tea; afternoon snack; [de viaje] packed meal; (en el campo) picnic; (And) supper
ir de merienda to go for a picnic
juntar meriendas to join forces; pool one's resources
merienda cena high tea; early evening meal
merienda de negros (confusión) bedlam; free-for-all; (chanchullo) crooked deal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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