padrastro

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padrastro(
pah
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drahs
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troh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (via marriage)
a. stepfather
Al morir la madre, el padrastro se quedó con la custodia de la niña.The stepfather got custody of the child after her mother died.
2. (anatomy)
a. hangnail
Si te arrancas el padrastro en vez de cortarlo, se te infectará la uña.If you pull your hangnail instead of cutting it, your nail will get infected.
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padrastro
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (pariente)
a. stepfather
2. (pellejo)
a. hangnail
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padrastro
1 (pariente) stepfather
2 (en dedo) hangnail
3 (mal padre) harsh father; cruel parent
4 (dificultad) obstacle; difficulty
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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