vivero

vivero(
bee
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beh
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roh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (place for growing plants)
a. nursery
Este vivero tiene fama de producir los mejores árboles frutales.This nursery has a reputation for producing the best fruit trees.
Tenemos un vivero al lado de nuestra casa de campo donde crecemos orquídeas.We have a nursery next to our country house where we grow orchids.
2. (place for breeding mollusks)
a. bed
Se nota en el sabor de estos mejillones que han sido criados en un vivero.You can tell from the taste of these mussels that they've been cultivated in a bed.
3. (place for breeding fish)
a. fish farm
Gran parte del salmón en los supermercados de Europa viene de viveros en el norte del Atlántico.Much of the salmon in European supermarkets comes from fish farms in the North Atlantic.
b. hatchery
En un vivero pueden vivir diferentes especies de peces.Different species of fish can live in a hatchery.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(hotbed)
a. breeding ground
La escuela de arte dramático de la ciudad ha sido un vivero de grandes artistas.The city's drama school has been a breeding ground for great artists.
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vivero
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de plantas)
a. nursery
2. (de peces)
a. fish farm
3. (de moluscos)
a. bed
vivero (de empresas)business incubator
vivero
1 [de plantas] nursery; (semillero) seedbed; [de árboles] tree nursery
2 (para peces) (estanque) fishpond; (Com) fish farm; (Zoología) vivarium
vivero de ostras oyster bed
3 breeding ground; hotbed
es un vivero de discordias it's a hotbed of discord
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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