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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (having a smell)
a. fragrant
La receta indica que hay que añadir una hierba olorosa, como el cilantro.The recipe calls for a fragrant herb like cilantro.
b. scented
Verónica atenuó las luces y encendió velas olorosas.Veronica dimmed the lights and lit scented candles.
2. (that gives off foul smell)
a. smelly
¡No te quites los zapatos; tienes pies olorosos!Don't take off your shoes; you have smelly feet!
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
3. (beverage)
a. oloroso
El sumiller le quitó el corcho a la botella de vino y la olió. "Esto es un oloroso español" dijo.The sommelier uncorked the wine bottle and smelled it. "This is a Spanish oloroso," he said.
b. oloroso sherry
Me tomé un vaso de oloroso y me quedé dormido.I drank a glass of oloroso sherry and fell asleep.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. fragrant
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. oloroso (sherry)
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sweet-smelling; fragrant; scented
(jerez) oloroso; oloroso sherry
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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