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Botillo

Léxico relacionado con los alimentos II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/22/2003
Word: Botillo
(bo-TI-llo), sustantivo masculino
English: Typical variety from León made of a mixture of differents meats.
Etymology: Del latín botellus
Meaning: Embutido grueso, redondeado, hecho principalmente con carne de cerdo y algunos huesos.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los alimentos II
Example:

“El gran plato del Bierzo, el rey supremo, el príncipe de la gastronomía berciana es el botillo”

Valentín Carrera, Guía del Bierzo, 1978

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