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cardinal

Pronunciation: /ˈkɑːrdnəl; ˈkɑːdɪnl/

Translation of cardinal in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Religion/Religión] cardenal (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church are sealed into the Sistine Chapel for a very secret ballot.
    • Certainly the pope and the church's cardinals and bishops must correct the mistakes of the past.
    • On his first full day as a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, an 82-year-old Jesuit priest was doing a little exploring.
  • 3 [Zoology/Zoología] cardenal (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • As we had learned from those first brave chickadees, the cardinal, the robin family, and now the sparrow, communion with another life can change your perspective on the world.
    • Use a feeder that holds sunflower seeds to draw cardinals, towhees and blue jays.
    • Tube feeders come in many sizes and attract jays, cardinals, finches, chickadees, titmice and others.

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