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Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/27/2009
Word: Cantimplora
(can-tim-PLO-ra), sustantivo femenino.
English: Water canteen
Etymology: Del catalán cantimplora
Meaning: Frasco de metal aplanado y revestido de material aislante para llevar la bebida.
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…se encaminó rápidamente al jeep, en el que buscó ansioso hasta encontrar una cantimplora de agua de la que bebió largamente sin apartar por ello la vista del herido.