A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (fungi)
a. mold
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Después de las lluvias apareció moho en la ventana por la humedad.After the rains, mold appeared in the window due to the humidity.
b. mould (United Kingdom)
Las naranjas llevaban tanto tiempo en el frutero que tenían moho.The oranges had been in the fruit bowl for so long that they had mould on them.
c. mildew
Mi madre se escandalizó al ver que el pan de la tienda tenía moho.My mother was shocked to see that the bread in the store had mildew.
2. (corrosion)
a. rust (in iron)
La barra de hierro del jardín tenía moho.The iron stick in the garden had rust on it.
b. patina (in copper)
Las estatuas de cobre del museo tenían un característico color debido a la patina acumulada.The copper statues in the museum had a distinctive color due to the built up patina.
c. verdigris (in copper)
Mi abuela tenía una bandeja de cobre muy bonita, pero ahora estaba verdosa por el moho.My grandmother had a beautiful copper plate, but now it's greenish because of the verdigris.
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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. (hongo)
a. mold
2. (herrumbre)
a. rust
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1 (en metal) rust
2 (en alimentos) mould; mold; (EEUU) mildew
cubierto de moho mouldy; moldy; (EEUU) olor a moho musty smell
un olor sucio, a tela podrida,a humedad, a telaranas, a moho
no cría moho he's always on the go; he doesn't let the grass grow under his feet
no dejar criar moho a algn to keep sb on the go
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