A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (prick or gnaw)
a. sting (of a bee, wasp, scorpion)
La picadura de escorpión es muy dolorosa.The scorpion's sting is very painful.
b. bite (of a mosquito or snake)
El explorador recibió una picadura de una serpiente venenosa.The explorer got a bite from a poisonous snake.
2. (dentistry)
a. cavity
El dentista me dijo que tengo dos picaduras.The dentist told me I have two cavities.
3. (tobacco for pipes or rolling)
a. cut tobacco
Mi abuelo estaba enojado porque se quedó sin picadura para su pipa.My grandfather was angry because he ran out of cut tobacco for his pipe.
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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. (de mosquito, serpiente)
a. bite
2. (de avispa, ortiga, escorpión)
a. sting
3. (de viruela)
a. pockmark
4. (de diente)
a. decay
5. (tabaco)
a. (cut) tobacco
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1 (gen) prick; (pinchazo) puncture; [de abeja, avispa] sting; [de serpiente, mosquito] bite;
2 (tabaco picado) cut tobacco
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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