A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
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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