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Spanish Word of the Day: Florete

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Florete

Armas

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/24/2012
Word: Florete
flo-RE-te Sustantivo masculino
English: foil
Etymology: Del francés fleuret
Meaning: 1. Esgrima con espadín. 2. Espadín destinado a la enseñanza o ejercicio de este juego. Es de cuatro aristas, y no suele tener aro en la empuñadura.
Topic:Armas
Example:

"...le pincha el cuitado y doloroso corazón con la punta de su florete" Juan Goytisolo, Reivindicación del conde don Julián.

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