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Spanish translation of “shovel”


noun /ˈʃavl/
a tool like a spade, with a short handle, used for scooping up and moving coal, gravel etc
a coal shovel.
shovelful noun the amount that can be held, carried etc on a shovel
a shovelful of coal.
(Definition of shovel from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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