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Spanish Word of the Day: Caniche

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Tipos de perros

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/1/2013
Word: Caniche
(ca-NI-che) Sustantivo masculino
English: Poodle
Etymology: Del francés caniche
Meaning: Perro de compañía de pequeño tamaño con pelo denso y rizoso y orejas caídas.
Topic:Tipos de perros

"...iba cada mamañana, cada mediodía y cada anochecer a verla cuando sacaba a pasear a su perrita. Era una caniche de color melocotón."(Antonio Gala, Los invitados al jardín)