There are 2 translations of brood in Spanish:

brood1

Pronunciation: /bruːd/

n

  • 1.1 (of birds) nidada (f); (of mammals) camada (f)
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    • Within three days of birth a brood of young may have been led a distance of almost a mile.
    • The first nest containing a brood of tiny young was found in a slight depression in the ground beneath birches.
    • Competition between siblings for resources is widespread in the broods of altricial birds.
    1.2 (of children) [humorous/humorístico] prole (feminine) [colloquial, humorous/familiar, humorístico]
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    • She is one of a brood of eight, the majority of whom were female.
    • His five sisters and their broods descend each summer creating an instant barrage of family noise.
    • Just around the corner from me there is a French infants' school, and the street is clogged with cars each morning as elegant French mothers arrive with their smart little broods.

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There are 2 translations of brood in Spanish:

brood2

vi

  • 1 1.1 (reflect) she sat brooding on the unfairness of life rumiaba lo injusta que era la vida stop brooding over her/over it deja de amargarte pensando en ella/de darle vueltas al asunto
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    • A severe attack usually coincides with a stinking hangover and can start as early as midday, from whence I will spend the rest of the weekend brooding on the inevitability of Monday morning.
    • ‘The day after the defeat is probably the worst, you start brooding on it, on what went wrong,’ Ford said.
    • Where comedy was once light-hearted, it now seems to have turned into the television equivalent of Gordon Brown, a serious figure brooding on the great issues.
    1.2
    (brooding present participle/participio presente)
    [literary/literario] [presence/silence] perturbador, inquietante
  • 2 [bird/hen] empollar
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    • Many of the birds are already brooding aquamarine eggs, but some are still in the construction phase.
    • All our study birds continued brooding and provisioning their chicks after the removal of telemetry gear.
    • Incubation lasts 10 to 16 days; chicks hatch synchronously and are brooded for about 4 days depending on the weather.

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