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Gajo

Léxico relacionado con la comida III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 6/12/2011
Word: Gajo
(GA-jo), sustantivo masculino.
English: Wedge (orange, lemon)
Etymology: Del lat. vulg. gallĕus
Meaning: Cada una de las partes en que está naturalmente dividido el interior de algunos frutos, como la naranja, el limón, la granada, etc.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la comida III
Example:

“por una luna como un gajo de naranja, fui consciente de mi suerte.”
(Almudena Grandes, Inés y la alegría)

Pronunciation: