tawny
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tawny
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (color)
a. leonado
The cat narrowed her tawny eyes and pounced on the toy.La gata entrecerró sus ojos leonados y se abalanzó sobre el juguete.
The horse's tawny mane fluttered in the wind.Las crines leonadas del caballo ondeaban con el viento.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (color)
a. el león
(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).
The designer used tawny in most of the pieces of her collection.La diseñadora usó león en la mayoría de las piezas de su colección.
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tawny
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. leonado(a)
tawny owlcárabo m
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tawny [ˈtɔːnɪ] tawnier (comparative)tawniest (superlative)
adjective
leonado; (wine parlance) ámbar oscuro; tostado;
modifier
tawny owl (n) cárabo (m)
tawny port (n) puerto (m) seco
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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