plum

plum(
pluhm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (fruit)
a. la ciruela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A lot of plums had fallen from the tree.Muchas ciruelas habían caído del árbol.
2. (botany)
a. el ciruelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There's an old plum in the middle of the garden.Hay un viejo ciruelo en medio del jardín.
3. (color)
a. el color ciruela
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I bought bed linens in a beautiful shade of plum.Compré ropa de cama en un bello tono de color ciruela.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (color)
a. ciruela
The new house has plum walls.La casa nueva tiene paredes ciruelas.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(excellent)
a. fantástico
The former model landed a plum role in his new movie.La ex modelo consiguió un papel fantástico en su nueva película.
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plum
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (fruit)
a. la ciruela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
plum puddingpudín con pasas y otras frutas típico de Navidad
plum treeciruelo m
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (color)
a. morado(a)
3. (colloquial)
a. (very good)
a plum jobun chollo, churro (de trabajo),, un laburazo
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plum [plʌm]
noun
1 (fruit) ciruela (f);(also plum tree) ciruelo (m)
to speak with or have a plum in one's mouth (Britain) hablar muy engoladamente
Where a Tory spokesman may speak with a plum in his mouth, it is fitting that Labour's man does it with ball-bearings
2 (colour) color (m) ciruela or guinda; (LAm)
3
it's a real plum (of a) job es un trabajo fantástico; es un chollo (informal); (Esp)
modifier
plum pudding (n) pudín (m) or budín (m) de pasas
plum tomato (n) tomate (m) pera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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