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Spanish Word of the Day: Corcovada

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Léxico relacionado con la descripción física IV

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/11/2002
Word: Corcovada
(cor-co-VA-da) Adjetivo
English: hunchbacked
Etymology: Del latín cucurvus
Meaning: Que tiene una o más corcovas, corvaduras anómalas de la columna vertebral o del pecho, o de ambos a la vez.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la descripción física IV

“...no es tuerta ni corcovada, sino más derecha que un huso”

Miguel de Cervantes Don Quijote de la Mancha p.33 Ed. Espasa-Calpe.