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Spanish Word of the Day: Garrafa

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Garrafa

Recipientes para líquidos

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/1/2009
Word: Garrafa
(ga-RRA-fa), sustantivo femenino.
English: Keg
Etymology: Del portugués garrafa
Meaning: Vasija esférica, que remata en un cuello largo y estrecho y sirve para enfriar las bebidas, rodeándolas de hielo.
Topic:Recipientes para líquidos
Example:

...ella prefería esperarle en la acera, (…) mientras él entraba en una tasca a recoger su garrafa de cristal, rellena con un litro de vino tinto...

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