Translation of broom in Spanish:

broom

Pronunciation: /bruːm/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable (brush) escoba (feminine) a new broom sweeps clean escoba nueva barre bien (before noun/delante del nombre) broom cupboard o (American English/inglés norteamericano) closet armario (masculine) de los artículos de limpieza a broom handle un palo de escoba
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    • Many Indian basketmakers were also skilled makers of chair seats, mats, brooms, and scrub brushes as well as wooden trays, bowls, and spoons.
    • Brushes, brooms, scrubbing brushes and soap are provided by the owners.
    • ‘Students were told to contribute money for the purchase of brooms, mops, brushes and paint for the contest,’ he said.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (plant) retama (f), hiniesta (f)
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    • The borders are pretty much full of the usual sort of things: cherry trees, broom, hawthorn, raspberries, rhubarb, pyracantha, clematis, birch, and like so.
    • No flower born in the summertime was missing from it, not even the flower of the broom, the violet, the periwinkle, or any yellow, indigo, or white flower.
    • Extremely narrow fairways and tiny greens mean the Scotch broom, beach grass and native rhododendron will snag anything off line.

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