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Spanish Word of the Day: Cartucho

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Cartucho

Léxico relacionado con la caza

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/1/2015
Word: Cartucho
(car-TU-cho), sustantivo masculino.
English: Cartridge
Etymology: Del italiano cartoccio.
Meaning: Carga de pólvora y municiones o de pólvora sola, correspondiente a cada tiro de algún arma de fuego, envuelta en papel o lienzo o encerrada en un tubo metálico, para cargar de una vez.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la caza
Example:

"...flaqueaba en la carga y el Ivancito le entregó un día dos cartuchos y una escopeta vieja..."

Miguel Delibes, Los santos inocentes.

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