In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(reproduction)reproducción femeninobefore noun breeding season — época de cría femenino
- Finding and eliminating breeding places is an important first step in control.
- The lives of innumerable other animals that rely on oak woodlands during migration or breeding could be disrupted.
- The study was concluded at the end of the breeding season each year.
- Water management that prevents mosquito breeding is essential for effective control.
- As soon as breeding is completed, whelping pens are prepared for kits.
- Some geneticists and population viability experts suggest 300 to 400 breeding females are needed.
- Sanitation is at least 75 percent of the fly control program preventing fly breeding.
- They possess fully-functional reproductive systems, showing that they are capable of normal breeding.
- They occur in small bachelor herds or in breeding herds consisting of male and female with young.
- This would provide a breeding area for fish and other marine life, enhancing the biological and economic productivity of the sea.
- This results in higher competition for scarce breeding and foraging resources.
- In both cases the result is assortative mating or breeding among mates that possess similar genes.
- They do not have complete knowledge of breeding and rearing young parrots.
- Water management to prevent mosquito breeding is essential for effective control.
- We allow only the 50% fittest crows to survive before the breeding season starts.
2(raising)(of animals) cría femenino(of plants) cultivo masculino(cow/pig) (before noun) reproductor
3(upbringing)a man/woman of breeding — un hombre/una mujer con clase / de buena cuna
- politeness is a sign of good breeding — la cortesía es señal de buena educación / de buena crianza
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