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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (boulder)
a. crag
El escalador se sujetó al peñasco para no caer al vacío.The climber held on to the crag so as not to fall into the void.
b. large rock
El peñasco que había en mitad de la playa tenía varios metros de altura.The large rock in the middle of the beach was several meters high.
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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. (general)
a. large crag o rock
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1 (piedra) large rock; boulder
2 (risco) rock; crag
no se me pasó por el peñasco it never occurred to me
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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