lila


lila
adj.
lilac (color).
f.
1 lilac (flower).
2 Lila.
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lila
adjetivo
1 (color) lilac
nombre femenino
1 (flor) lilac
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lila
adjetivo
1 familiar (tonto) dim
nombre masulino o femenino
1 familiar nitwit
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SF Lille
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I
femenino (Bot) lilac
II
adjetivo (gen inv) <color> lilac
III
masculino (color) lilac
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= patsy, lilac bush, lilac.
Ex. When the security services carry out acts of terror, they employ patsies who often are petty criminals or people who are mentally backward or mentally unstable.
Ex. Now no sign declares that once a prosperous farm stood here, save for the lilac bushes around the foundation and stone walls in old cattle lanes.
Ex. The fragrance of a lilac is so powerfully stirring that, within a century of their introduction in the United States, the blooms were synonymous with home.
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I
femenino (Bot) lilac
II
adjetivo (gen inv) <color> lilac
III
masculino (color) lilac
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= patsy, lilac bush, lilac.

Ex: When the security services carry out acts of terror, they employ patsies who often are petty criminals or people who are mentally backward or mentally unstable.

Ex: Now no sign declares that once a prosperous farm stood here, save for the lilac bushes around the foundation and stone walls in old cattle lanes.
Ex: The fragrance of a lilac is so powerfully stirring that, within a century of their introduction in the United States, the blooms were synonymous with home.

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lila1
feminine
(Bot) lilac
lila2
adjective
A [Vocabulary notes (Spanish) ] (gen inv) ‹vestido› lilac, lilac-colored*
unos calcetines color lila lilac o lilac-colored socks
B (Esp fam ant) (tonto) silly
lila3
masculine and feminine
A (Esp fam) (tonto) fool
B
lila masculine
1 (color) lilac
2 (Esp arg) (homosexual) pansy (sl pej), fag (AmE sl pej), poof (BrE colloq pej)
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lila sustantivo femenino (Bot) lilac
■ adjetivo (gen inv) ‹colorlilac
■ sustantivo masculino (color) lilac
lila 1 adj inv & sustantivo femenino lilac
lila 2 fam pey
I adj (pardillo) dumb, stupid
II mf (simple) simpleton, twit
'lila' also found in these entries:
English:
lilac
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lila
adj inv
[color] lilac
nf
[flor] lilac
nm
[color] lilac
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lila
I adj inv lilac
II f BOT lilac
III m color lilac
IV m/f fam
dimwit fam
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lila adj
: lilac, light purple
lila nf
: lilac
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lila adj n lilac

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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