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Spanish Word of the Day: Chirimoya

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Chirimoya

Frutas tropicales

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/13/2014
Word: Chirimoya
(chi-ri-MO-ya), sustantivo femenino.
English: Custard apple
Etymology: Del quechua chirimuya
Meaning: Fruto del chirimoyo. Es una baya verdosa con pepitas negras y pulpa blanca de sabor muy agradable. Su tamaño varía desde el de una manzana al de un melón.
Topic:Frutas tropicales
Example:

Frutas como la chirimoya, los kiwis, o la fruta de la pasión son su aportación al resto del mundo.

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