In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of hair)mechón masculinemasculine copete
- Around them all was silent on the approach to the rear of the station where only weeds and tufts of grass grew.
- They had clambered over a large tract of huge sand dunes littered with tufts of hardy grass, and scattered clumps of cacti, but the sand soon gave way to mountain slopes.
- Jake collapsed into a heap in the grass under the willow and started bawling, grabbing a few tufts of crinkly brown grass and tearing them out by the roots.
- His short tufts of brown hair were beginning to show signs of grey, and his forehead one or two wrinkles, but his eyes were still alive with determination as he puffed his pipe.
- He blew out a breath of frustration, and brushed aside the tufts of blonde hair that stuck out at odd angles from under the brim of his helmet.
- Hiding places can be found in between rocks, in tufts of grass or on the branches of low-lying trees or plants.
- The horse was moving at a steady gallop, hooves kicking up tufts of dirt and grass.
- There were different colors of dirt and pebble scattered in between tufts of grass.
- He picked at the tufts of grass at his shoes, and mumbled, ‘Well, all the same, I prefer sitting here with you.’
- At fifty-nine, he was mostly bald, though a few white tufts of hair grew right behind his ears.
- The child's skin was a dusky brown, and tufts of darker hair were just beginning to grow.
- After eight years of restorative grazing, the streambeds are bursting with emerald tufts of grass, and the water runs clear.
- He was handsome and burly in a way, bald but with white tufts of hair rimming his skull.
- Small tufts of tall grass were scattered throughout the flat plain, blades waving slightly in the minuscule breeze.
- She looked down at the tufts of grass peeking through the wooden slats.
- The Cotton grass has tiny flowers with tufts of white silky hairs at the top of a stalk.
- Most backgrounds are also well defined, with very close attention paid to detail on tufts of grass, trees, and rocks.
- The fluted trunk is sprouting tufts of grass and although still covered in bark, the sapwood underneath is mush.
- At present it looks untidy with small tufts of grey grass here and there.
- He had fluffy tufts of black hair and an infectious smile.
2feminine matamasculine penacho
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