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Léxico relacionado con la pesca

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 2/26/2016
Word: Atarraya
(a-ta-RRA-ya), sustantivo femenino.
English: Fishnet
Etymology: Del árabe.
Meaning: Red redonda para pescar, que se arroja a fuerza de brazo en los ríos y parajes de poco fondo.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la pesca

–Vamos a llevar las cosas a casa –dijo el muchacho–. Luego cogeré la atarraya y me iré a buscar sardinas.
El viejo y el mar, Ernest Hemingway.