thorn

thorn(
thorn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (spine)
a. la espina
(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)
This bramble is covered in thorns.Esta zarza está cubierta de espinas.
2. (botany)
a. el espino
(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)
I sat under a thorn, although it didn't provide much shade from the sun.Me senté debajo de un espino, aunque no me resguardaba mucho del sol.
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thorn
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la espina
(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)
2. (fig)
a.
to be a thorn in somebody's flesh or sideno dar tregua a alguien
thorn [θɔːn]
noun
1 (prickle) espina (f)
to be a thorn in sb's side or flesh ser una espina para algn
MEMORIES are short if people think Edward Heath supported Mrs Thatcher after she deposed him. He became a thorn in her flesh the good Judge has been a constant thorn in the Prison Service's side, assiduously giving prominence to exactly those shortcomings which its Director Derek Lewis and Mr Howard were keenest to play down
2 (bush, tree) espino (m)
modifier
thorn bush thorn tree (n) espino (m)
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