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Spanish Word of the Day: Desleír

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Desleír

Verbos de cocina I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/3/2012
Word: Desleír
(des-le-IR) Verbo transitivo
English: To dilute
Etymology: Del latín ""delere""
Meaning: Disolver y desunir las partes de algunos cuerpos por medio de un líquido.
Topic:Verbos de cocina I
Example:

[...] consiste en desleír una cuatro cucharadas de harina en un cuartillo de leche.(Emilia Pardo Bazán: La cocina española antigua y moderna)

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