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Spanish Word of the Day: Descascarillar

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Descascarillar

Verbos relacionados con la cocina

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 1/23/2001
Word: Descascarillar
(des-cas-ca-ri-LLAR), verbo transitivo.
English: To husk
Etymology: De cascarilla, de cáscara, del latín quasicare.
Meaning: Quitar la cascarilla.
Topic:Verbos relacionados con la cocina
Example:

"Pasó en el mismo aceite unas cabezas de gambas mientras descascarillaba las colas y cortaba dados de jamón..."
(Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Los Mares del Sur)

Pronunciation: