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Cerner

Léxico relacionado con la comida

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/26/2011
Word: Cerner
(cer-NER), verbo transitivo.
English: To sift, to sieve
Etymology: Del latín cernere, separar.
Meaning: Separar con el cedazo o tamiz la harina del salvado, o cualquier otra materia reducida a polvo, de suerte que lo más grueso quede sobre la tela, y lo sutil caiga al sitio destinado para recogerlo.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la comida
Example:

"En la penumbra de la despensa mi madre cernía la harina con un tamiz muy fino, dejando aparte el salvado,”

(Manuel Vicent, Comer y beber a mi manera)

Pronunciation: