weed
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weed(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (unwanted plant)
a. la mala hierba
(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).
He spent the whole day pulling the weeds from the garden.Pasó el día entero quitando las malas hierbas del jardín.
b. la maleza
(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).
Weeds were covering her grave.La maleza cubría su tumba.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drug)
a. la hierba
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Tom smokes weed every day.Tom fuma hierba todos los días.
b. la marihuana
(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).
Smoking weed is allowed in Amsterdam.Fumar marihuana está permitido en Amsterdam.
c. la mota
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
He sold his car to buy enough weed to last the month.Vendió su carro para comprar bastante mota para durar el mes.
d. el pasto
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
You smoke weed? I didn't know that.¿Fumas pasto? No lo sabía.
e. el monte
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
I've smoked weed, but I've never smoked a cigar.He fumado monte, pero nunca he fumado un puro.
f. la maría
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
They bought their weed on the street.Ellos compraron la maría en la calle.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to pull weeds from)
a. escardar
They have to weed the garden before the party.Han de escardar el jardín antes de la fiesta.
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weed
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (plant)
a. la mala hierba
(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).
2. (colloquial) (United Kingdom)
a. el debilucho(a)
(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).
la debilucho(a)
(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).
(weak person; physically)
3. (lacking character)
a. el blandengue
(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).
la blandengue
(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).
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (garden)
a. escardar
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weed [wiːd]
noun
1 mala hierba (f); hierbajo (m); (waterweed) alga (f)
the garden was full of weeds el jardín estaba lleno de malas hierbas or hierbajos
2 (person) pelele (informal) (m)
3
the weed (tobacco) el tabaco
4 (marihuana) hierba (informal) (f)
5
(widow's) weeds ropa (f) de luto
transitive verb
[+flowerbed] desherbar
intransitive verb
desherbar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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