Translation of bunting in Spanish:

bunting

Pronunciation: /ˈbʌntɪŋ/

n

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (fabric) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) tela usada para la confección de banderas
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    • To the accompaniment of much laughter and fun, many yards of bunting were made from pieces of left-over fabric and torn sheeting.
    • When I was a kid in the mid-1940s, can't remember the exact date but it was the year I had measles, we put up brightly-printed linen bunting for our street party in celebration of VE day.
    • On festive occasions the streets fluttered with red, white, and blue bunting, the colours of the tricolour flag adopted by the French Nation in 1789.
    1.2 (little flags) (British English/inglés británico) banderitas (feminine plural)
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    • Club colours and banners bristled from every corner as bunting and flags adorned the spectators and the ground alike.
    • He thanked all those who had decorated their premises with flags and bunting, and had a special word of praise for the residents of McHale Road for entering into the spirit of the parade.
    • It would be greatly appreciated if businesses would support in decorating their premises with flags, bunting or whatever they wish to add to the atmosphere.
  • 2 countable/numerable [Zoology/Zoología] (American bird) tomaguín (m); (European bird) hortelano (m)
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    • Longspurs, buntings, towhees and seedeaters are the groups within Emberizidae that most often show sexual dimorphism.
    • In winter, our resident population is increased by large numbers of birds from the Continent, forming flocks on farmland, often with other finches, buntings and sparrows.
    • In winter, found also in fields and even gardens, feeding with other buntings and finches.
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    • This area is a haven in the fall for all sorts of birds, including blue grosbeaks, indigo buntings and an array of sparrows.
    • A few lucky people from in our area find indigo buntings - small, very bright blue birds that are not numerous in our area - are regular visitors at their feeders.
    • Payne and Payne found no evidence that indigo buntings had an inherited tendency to disperse, but migratory direction seems to be innate for juveniles.

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