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Spanish Word of the Day: Galgo

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Galgo

Léxico relacionado con el Quijote

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/28/2004
Word: Galgo
(GAL-go), sustantivo o adjetivo
English: greyhound, swift breed of dog with a tall slender body
Etymology: Del latiacute;n vulgar Gallicus [canis], [perro] de la Galia
Meaning: 1. adj. goloso (aficionado a comer golosinas).
2. m. perro galgo.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el Quijote
Example:

"En un lugar de la Mancha, de cuyo nombre no quiero acordarme, no ha mucho tiempo que vivía un hidalgo de los de lanza en astillero, adarga antigua, rocín flaco y galgo corredor."



Miguel de Cervantes, El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha

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