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Spanish Word of the Day: Colar

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Colar

Léxico relacionado con la comida II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/30/2011
Word: Colar
(co-LAR), verbo transitivo.
English: To strain, to drain
Etymology: Del latín colare
Meaning: Filtrar, hacer pasar un líquido por una manga un cedazo o un paño o un utensilio de cualquier clase con agujeros, para separar de él las partículas sólidas que contiene.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la comida II
Example:

“TOFU: Es la pasta suave que queda después de colar la leche cortada”

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