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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. (unit of measurement)
a. ounce
El recién nacido pesa siete libras y ocho onzas.The newborn weighs seven pounds and eight ounces.
2. (culinary)
a. square
Partí la barra de chocolate al medio y le di cuatro de las ocho onzas a Ana.I broke the chocolate bar in half, and I gave Ana four out of the eight squares.
3. (animal)
a. snow leopard
El pastor hizo un disparo al aire para que la onza se asuste y se aleje de las ovejas.The shepherd shot in the air to scare the snow leopard away from his sheep.
b. ounce
Las manchas de la onza la ayudan a camuflarse.The spots on the ounce help it to camouflage itself.
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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. (unidad de peso)
a. ounce
2. (de chocolate)
a. square
3. (guepardo)
a. cheetah
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(Latinoamérica) (Zoología) snow leopard; ounce
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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