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Spanish Word of the Day: Agrio

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Agrio

Léxico relacionado con los sabores

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/27/2009
Word: Agrio
(A-grio), adjetivo.
English: Sour, sharp
Etymology: Del antiguo agro
Meaning: 1. Que actuando sobre el gusto o el olfato produce sensación de acidez.
2. Que se ha agriado.
3. Difícilmente accesible; pendiente o abrupto.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los sabores
Example:

Por ejemplo el limón sabe agrio porque contiene ácido cítrico y el vinagre también es agrio porque es ácido acético disuelto en agua.

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