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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. (anatomy)
a. nape
Cuando tengo el pelo suelto, no se me ve el tatuaje de la nuca.When my hair is down, you can't see the tattoo on my nape.
b. back of the neck
Le pedí a mi esposo que me diera un masaje en la nuca.I asked my husband to massage the back of my neck.
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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. nape, back of the neck
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nape (of the neck); back of the neck
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