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Spanish Word of the Day: Cigarrillo

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Cigarrillo

Léxico relacionado con el tabaco

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/12/2006
Word: Cigarrillo
(ci-ga-RRI-llo), sustantivo masculino.
English: Cigarette
Etymology: Derivado de cigarro, del maya siyar.
Meaning: Cigarro pequeño de picadura envuelta en papel de fumar.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el tabaco
Example:

"Se tendió a fumar en la cama, vestida, encendiendo un cigarrillo con la colilla del otro..."
(Gabriel García Márquez. El amor en los tiempos del cólera. Ed. Bruguera.

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