mirlo(
meer
-
loh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (animal)
a. blackbird
Hay muchos tipos de mirlo en distintas partes del mundo.There are many types of blackbird in different parts of the world.
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mirlo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. blackbird
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ser un mirlo blancoto be one in a million
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mirlo
1 (Ornitología) blackbird
mirlo blanco rare bird
Lo que necesita este pueblo, salvo que quieran que la arme,no es un Defensor de Filesa, sino una desinfección hasta los últimos rincones, de arriba y de abajo, de ayer y de hoy. Pero eso solo será capaz de hacerlo quien pueda tirar la primera piedra # /Y dónde encontrar semejante mirlo blanco/
2 (presuntuosidad) self-importance; pompousness
3 (lengua) tongue
achantar el mirlo to shut one's trap (familiar)
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