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Spanish Word of the Day: Arroyo

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Paisaje rural andaluz

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/16/2002
Word: Arroyo
(a-RRO-yo), sustantivo masculino
English: rivulet, small river
Etymology: Del latín, arrugia
Meaning: Caudal corto de agua, casi continuo.
Topic:Paisaje rural andaluz

El día se va despacio,
la tarde colgada a un hombro,
dando una larga torera
sobre el mar y los arroyos.

Federico García Lorca, “Antoñito el Camborio”