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Spanish Word of the Day: Gordal

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Léxico relacionado con el olivo

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/11/2002
Word: Gordal
(gor-DAL), adjertivo
English: big olive
Etymology: Del latín gurdus, gordo
Meaning: Variedad de aceituna de gran tamaño que se verdea y se consume aliñada como fruto.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el olivo

Los ojos de mi morena
ni son chicos ni son grandes;
son... como aceitunas negras
de olivaritos gordales.

Coplas aceituneras de Jaén, (popular)