There are 2 translations of nest in Spanish:

nest1

Pronunciation: /nest/

n

  • 1 (of birds, reptiles) nido (m); (of wasps) avispero (m); (of ants) hormiguero (m); (of mice) ratonera (f), nido (m) to fly o leave the nest [bird/child] volar* del or dejar el nido to feather one's (own) nest barrer hacia adentro to foul one's own nest tirar piedras a su ( or mi etc) propio tejado
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    • First, the flight trajectory will obviously depend on the way in which a bird will enter its nest site.
    • The young leave the nest soon after they hatch and find their own food immediately.
    • Again the attraction is bird watching, especially pied shags feeding the young birds in their nests, great crested grebe and large numbers of paradise ducks.
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    • Insect nests have guards who deter entry by both conspecific and allospecific intruders.
    • They use their long claws to expose the insect's nests.
    • Just as humans keep cows for their milk, certain ant species rear aphids and other insects in their nests and consume their secretions.
  • 2 (hotbed) a nest of thieves una cueva or guarida de ladrones a nest of subversion un foco de subversión
  • 3 3.1 (emplacement) machine-gun nest nido (m) de ametralladoras 3.2 (set) juego (m) nest of tables mesa (f) nido
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    • In the burial chamber, a nest of four golden shrines, each sitting within the other, are removed, to reveal a stone sarcophagus.
    • They have been flying out of her shop, which is why she has extended the range of Ercol reissues to include a settle, a dining table and a nest of tables.
    • I sit on a sofa that is part of an old three-piece suite around a nest of tables.

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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of nest in Spanish:

nest2

vi

  • 1 1.1 [birds] anidar
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    • The Dismal supports a hundred different bird species nesting within the refuge; another hundred are known to use the area.
    • This protected bird species had nested at the Baltic for many years and had to be moved to specially built nesting areas further down the river.
    • The birds of prey have nested at the site since 2001 and were the first to do so in the Lake District for 150 years.
    1.2 (BrE) to go nesting ir* a buscar nidos

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.