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Congrio

Pescados

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/21/2011
Word: Congrio
(CON-grio), sustantivo masculino.
English: Conger eel
Etymology: Del latín conger, -gri
Meaning: Pez teleósteo, del suborden de los Fisóstomos, que alcanza de uno a dos metros de largo, con el cuerpo gris oscuro, casi cilíndrico, bordes negros en las aletas dorsal y anal, y carne blanca y comestible.
Topic:Pescados
Example:

Cuando Dolors acabe la sesión de pintura, me tocará encender el fuego de sarmientos para que ella pueda cocinar el arroz de congrio.

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