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Spanish Word of the Day: Cortar

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Cortar

Léxico relacionado con acciones para cocinar

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 3/15/2007
Word: Cortar
(cor-TAR), verbo transitivo.
English: To cut
Etymology: Del latín curtare.
Meaning: 1. Dividir una cosa o separar sus partes con algún instrumento cortante.
2. Separar o dividir una cosa en dos porciones.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con acciones para cocinar
Example:

Cortar las berenjenas en lonchas horizontales, espolvorearlas con sal, poner encima un plato y dejarlas en maceración para que suelten el amargor.

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