A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (culinary)
a. doughnut
¿Me da dos rosquillas glaseadas y una de chocolate, por favor?Can I have two glazed doughnuts and a chocolate one, please?
La Sra. Velasco trajo rosquillas para todos en la oficina.Mrs. Velasco brought in doughnuts for everyone in the office.
b. donut
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El policía esperaba en la patrulla comiendo una rosquilla.The police officer sat waiting in his patrol car eating a donut.
c. ring doughnut
¿Quién se ha comido todas las rosquillas?Who's eaten all the ring doughnuts?
d. ring donut
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Las rosquillas que has preparado son muy ricas.The ring donuts you made are really delicious.
e. ring-shaped pastry
La panadera horneó una charola de rosquillas.The baker baked a tray of ring-shaped pastries.
2. (animal)
a. caterpillar
Hay una plaga de rosquillas en la plantación de maíz.There's a caterpillar plague in the corn plantation.
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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. ring donut
2. (colloquial)
venderse como rosquillasto sell like hot cakes
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1 [de humo] ring
2 (Culin) ring-shaped pastry; doughnut
venderse como rosquillas to sell like hot cakes
3 (larva) small caterpillar
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