palometa

palometa(
pah
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loh
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meh
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tah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (Caribbean fish)
a. pompano
La palometa que se ve en las aguas cubanas es de color grisáceo.The pompano inhabiting Cuban waters has a grayish color.
2. (European fish)
a. pomfret
La palometa es habitual en aguas atlánticas europeas y en el Mediterráneo.The pomfret is common in European Atlantic waters and the Mediterranean.
3. (culinary)
a. pompano
Comimos palometa frita del golfo de México.We ate fried pompano from the Gulf of Mexico.
b. pomfret
La palometa es muy popular en los restaurantes de España.The pomfret is quite popular in restaurants in Spain.
4. (nut)
a. wing nut
Hay que ajustar el tablero con unas palometas.The board needs to be tightened with wing nuts.
b. butterfly nut
Mete el tornillo por el agujero y, en el otro extremo, mete una arandela y una palometa para ajustarlo.Put the bolt through the hole and, at the other end, put a washer and a butterfly nut to tighten it.
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palometa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. pomfret
palometa
harvestfish; pompano; derbio
Se potenciará la pesca de la bacaladilla, el jurel o la palometa.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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