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Spanish Word of the Day: Chipirón

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Chipirón

Léxico relacionado con los alimentos IV, (pesca)

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 1/14/2003
Word: Chipirón
(chi-pi-RÓN), sustantivo masculino
English: small cuttlefish
Etymology: Del latín sepia
Meaning: Calamar de pequeño tamaño.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los alimentos IV, (pesca)
Example:

“Pero Biscuter detecta que Carvalho no está de humor gastronómico y no insiste en la venta de las excelencias del plato. Come con desgana Carvalho. Aparta el plato en el que queda un montoncillo de chipirones.”

Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Historias de fantasmas.

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