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Esquilador

Léxico relacionado con las profesiones

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/29/2004
Word: Esquilador
(es-qui-la-DOR) Sustantivo masculino
English: shearer
Etymology: De esquila intr. Ávila y Salamanca
Meaning: Persona que tiene por oficio esquilar, cortar el pelo, vellón o lana de otros animales.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con las profesiones
Example:

“ventrudos esquiladores de la Puerta de Madrid (....) que hablan a las bestias mientras esquilan"

Manuel Azaña, El jardín de los frailes, pg 123 Ed. El País

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