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sable

sable(
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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. (animal)
a. la marta cebellina
(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)
The sable went into its burrow when it saw a predator coming.La marta cebellina se metió en su madriguera cuando vio acercarse un depredador.
b. la marta cibelina
(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)
We saw a sable stalking a hare in the woods.Vimos una marta cibelina acechar a un liebre en el bosque.
2. (fur)
a. la marta cibelina
(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)
Do you feel how soft this sable is?¿Sientes lo suave que es esta marta cibelina?
b. la marta cebellina
(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)
What type of fur do you prefer, ma'am? Mink or sable?¿Qué tipo de piel prefiere, señora? ¿Visón o marta cebellina?
3.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(color)
a. el sable
(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)
(in heraldry)
The tincture belonging to one of the kings was vert, and the other's was sable.El esmalte de uno de los reyes era sinople, y el del otro era sable.
b. el negro
(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)
Sable is the color of her dress for the gala.Negro es el color de su vestido para la gala.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(color)
a. negro
She bought him a beautiful sable handkerchief.Le compró un hermoso pañuelo negro.
b. azabache
Those satin sable sheets are so luxurious.Esas sábanas azabache de satén son muy lujosas.
5. (fur)
a. de marta
I bought her diamonds and a sable stole, but she still rejected my advances.Le compré diamantes y una estola de marta, pero aún así rechazó mis insinuaciones.
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sable
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (animal)
a. la marta cebellina
(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)
sable coatabrigo de marta
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (literary)
a. prieto(a), negro(a) (black)
sable [ˈseɪbl]
noun
(fur) marta (f) cibelina or cebellina; (colour) negro (m);
adjective
negro
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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