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Spanish Word of the Day: Farolillo

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La casa andaluza

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/11/2002
Word: Farolillo
(fa-ro-LI-llo), sustantivo masculino
English: lantern
Etymology: Del latín pharus
Meaning: Farol de papel, celofán o plástico de colores que sirve para adornar en fiestas y verbenas.
Topic:La casa andaluza

Temblaban en los tejados
farolillos de hojalata.

Federico García Lorca, Romance sonámbulo