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Spanish Word of the Day: Capacho

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Capacho

Léxico relacionado con el olivo II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/13/2002
Word: Capacho
(ca-PA-cho), sustantivo masculino
English: basket, hamper
Etymology: Del latín capax
Meaning: En las almazaras, sera redonda de esparto que se llena con la aceituna ya molida para prensarla.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el olivo II
Example:

Mil senderos. Con sus machos,
abrumados de capachos,
van gañanes y arrieros.

Antonio Machado, "Los olivos"

Pronunciation: