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Filete

Léxico relacionado con las carnes

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/19/2003
Word: Filete
(fi-LE-te), sustantivo masculino
English: steak, tenderloin
Etymology: Del francés filet
Meaning: Lonja delgada de carne magra o de pescado limpio de raspas.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con las carnes
Example:

“La parte más delicada y fácil de digerir es el filete. Los italianos sostienen que la carne cruda es erótica y suelen servirla cortada en torrejas muy finas, casi transparentes con un nombre pintoresco: carpaccio”

Isabel Allende, Afrodita, Plaza y Janés Editores.

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