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Spanish Word of the Day: Carnitas

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Léxico mejicano II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/29/2010
Word: Carnitas
(car-NI-tas), sustantivo femenino,
English: Pieces of barbecued pork
Etymology: Del diminutivo de carne
Meaning: Carne de puerco frita que se come en tacos y que se prepara en fiestas y festejos importantes en los pueblos de México.
Topic:Léxico mejicano II

Durante la fiesta del pueblo hubo de todo: Mole, carnitas, tamales y mucho mezcal.