tuft

tuft(
tuhft
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (cluster of grass or plants)
a. la mata
(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 garden looked neglected. There were no flowers, and the grass grew in scattered tufts.El jardín se veía descuidado. No había flores, y el césped crecía en matas dispersas.
2. (bunch of hairs)
a. el mechón
(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)
Cynthia kept a tuft of Lionel's hair in a locket.Cynthia guardaba un mechón de pelo de Lionel en un relicario.
b. el copete
(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)
The boy's head was crowned with a weird tuft.La cabeza del niño estaba coronada con un extraño copete.
3. (cluster of feathers)
a. el penacho
(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)
Adrian found an old fireman helmet with a red tuft at an antique shop.Adrian encontró un antiguo casco de bombero con un penacho rojo en un anticuario.
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tuft
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of hair)
a. el mechón
(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)
2. (of grass)
a. la mata
(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)
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tuft [tʌft]
noun
[of hair] copete (m); mechón (m); [of grass] mata (f); [of feathers] cresta (f); (on top of head) copete (m); (on helmet) penacho (m);
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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