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Spanish Word of the Day: Cachimba

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Cachimba

Léxico relacionado con el tabaco

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/16/2006
Word: Cachimba
(ca-CHIM-ba), sustantivo femenino.
English: Pipe
Etymology: Del portugués cácimba, y éste del bantú cazimba.
Meaning: Pipa para fumar.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el tabaco
Example:

"En el escritorio, junto a un tarro con varias cachimbas de lobo de mar, estaba el tablero..."
(Gabriel García Márque. El amor en los tiempos del cólera. Ed. Bruguera.

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