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Bota

Recipientes para líquidos

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/29/2009
Word: Bota
(BO-ta), sustantivo femenino.
English: Small wineskin
Etymology: Del latín tardío buttis
Meaning: Cuero pequeño empegado por su parte interior y cosido por sus bordes, que remata en un cuello con brocal de cuerno, madera u otro material, destinado especialmente a contener vino.
Topic:Recipientes para líquidos
Example:

El tío Ezequiel, setenta y nueve años cumplidos -"y otras tantas dioptrías por lo menos"-, saca la bota de vino y se la pasa al viajero.

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