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Spanish Word of the Day: Acial

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Acial

Léxico relacionado con las herramientas II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/2/2004
Word: Acial
(a-CIAL) Sustantivo masculino
English:
Etymology: De aciar, del árabe hispánico azziyar
Meaning: Instrumento con que oprimiendo un labio, la parte superior del hocico, o una oreja de las bestias, se las hace estar quietas mientras las hierran, curan o esquilan.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con las herramientas II
Example:

"…ventrudos esquiladones de la Puerta de Madrid (aciales y tijeras insertos en el cincho del cordobán…)"

Manuel Azaña, El jardín de los frailes p.123 Ed. El País

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