oruga
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oruga(
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gah
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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. (animal)
a. caterpillar
¿Ves la oruga caminando por el tallo de la planta?Can you see the caterpillar crawling on the plant stem?
2. (vegetable)
a. rocket
Con la cena, comimos una ensalada de oruga y tomates asados.With dinner, we ate a salad with rocket and roasted tomatoes.
3. (botany)
a. rocket
Plantamos oruga y albahaca en el jardín.We planted rocket and basil in the garden.
4. (vehicle)
a. caterpillar tractor
Los escombros del edificio demolido fueron removidos con una oruga.A caterpillar tractor removed the rubble from the demolished building.
b. caterpillar track
El tanque se detuvo porque una mina rompió su oruga.The tank stopped when a mine destroyed its caterpillar track.
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oruga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (insecto)
a. caterpillar
2. (vehículo)
a. caterpillar tractor
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oruga
1 (gusano) caterpillar
2 (Botánica) rocket
3 (vehículo) (Técnica) caterpillar; caterpillar track; (Mil) tracked personnel carrier
tractor de oruga caterpillar tractor
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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tractor oruga
caterpillar track, caterpillar tractor
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