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Spanish Word of the Day: Camilla

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Léxico relacionado con las emergencias

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/20/2005
Word: Camilla
(ca-MI-lla), sustantivo femenino.
English: stretcher
Etymology: Derivado de cama, del latín cama por camba.
Meaning: Cama estrecha y portátil, que se lleva sobre varas a mano o sobre ruedas. Sirve para transportar enfermos, heridos o cadáveres.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con las emergencias

Lo subieron a una camilla blanda donde pudo tenderse a gusto.
La noche boca arriba, Julio Cortázar.