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Spanish Word of the Day: Catafalco

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Léxico relacionado con la muerte

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/1/2013
Word: Catafalco
English: Catafalque
Etymology: Del italiano catafalco
Meaning: Túmulo adornado con magnificencia, el cual suele ponerse en los templos para las exequias solemnes.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la muerte

Luego, el cura se acercó al catafalco a rezar sus responsos y lo roció con agua bendita. (Pío Baroja, Las inquietudes de Shanti Andía)