puerca

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puerca(
pwehr
-
kah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (animal)
a. sow
La puerca de la finca vecina parió ocho cerditos ayer.The sow from the neighboring farm had eight piglets yesterday.
2. (insect)
a. woodlouse
¿Qué es ese bicho? - Parece una cucaracha, pero es una puerca.What is that bug? - It looks like a roach, but it's a woodlouse.
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puerca
1 (puta) slut (muy_familiar)
2 (cochinilla) woodlouse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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