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Spanish Word of the Day: Alacena

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Alacena

Léxico relacionado con el hogar

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/12/2014
Word: Alacena
(a-la-CE-na), sustantivo femenino.
English: Food cupboard, larder, closet
Etymology: Del árabe al-jazana.
Meaning: Armario, generalmente empotrado en la pared, con puertas y anaqueles, donde se guardan diversos objetos.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el hogar
Example:

"... sobre la tabla blanca dispuso dos servicios y una botella de clarete Jumilla que sacó del armario-alacena situado junto a la cocina."
(Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Los Mares del Sur)

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