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Spanish Word of the Day: Cascarón

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Cascarón

Léxico relacionado con la granja

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/8/2005
Word: Cascarón
(cas-ca-RÓN), sustantivo masculino.
English: eggshell
Etymology: Aumentativo de cáscara. Del latín *quassicāre, de quassāre, golpear.
Meaning: Cáscara del huevo de cualquier ave y más particularmente la rota por el pollo al salir de él.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la granja
Example:

¡Cuac , cuac! Decían los patitos asomando sus cabecitas a través del cascarón.
El patito feo.

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