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Spanish Word of the Day: Avellanado

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Léxico relacionado con la descripción física IV

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/8/2002
Word: Avellanado
(avellaNAdo) Adjetivo.
English: shrivelled, wizened
Etymology: Del latín abellana, de Abella, ciudad de Campania.
Meaning: Arrugado y enjuto como las avellanas secas.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la descripción física IV

“...la historia de un hijo seco, avellanado, antojadizo,...”

Miguel de Cervantes,Don Quijote de la Mancha p. 9 Ed. Espasa- Calpe.