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Frutas del bosque

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/23/2014
Word: Endrina
(en-DRI-na), sustantivo femenino.
English: Sloe
Etymology: De andrina
Meaning: Fruto del endrino.
Topic:Frutas del bosque

El endrino o ciruelo silvestre (Prunus spinosa) es otra rosácea cuyo fruto drupáceo azul oscuro o negro con pulpa de sabor ácido y áspero, es comestible; puede comerse recién recolectado, desecarse para convertirlo en pasa o endrina o cocinarlo para hacer una jalea.