potpourri

potpourri(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (flowers)
a. el popurrí
(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)
My mom always has a small bowl of potpourri in the bathroom.Mi mamá siempre tiene un bol pequeño de popurrí en el baño.
b. las flores secas aromáticas
(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)
I always give my grandmother some potpourri for her birthday.Siempre le regalo unas flores secas aromáticas a mi abuela por su cumpleaños.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(mix)
a. el popurrí
(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)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The decor of the house is a real potpourri of objects gathered from her travels around the world.La decoración de la casa es un verdadero popurrí de objetos coleccionados en sus viajes por el mundo.
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potpourri
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of flowers, music)
a. el popurrí
(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)
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potpourri [pəʊˈpʊərɪ]
noun
potpourris (plural)
1 (flowers) flores (f) secas aromáticas; popurrí (m)
2 [of music, writing] popurrí (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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