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Spanish Word of the Day: Jabalcón

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Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/6/2011
Word: Jabalcón
(ja-bal-CÓN), sustantivo masculino.
English: Brace (in timber framing)
Etymology: Del árabe yamalún
Meaning: Madero ensamblado en uno vertical para apear otro horizontal o inclinado.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura

“...el crujido de algún jabalcón de la techumbre donde anidaba la totovía...”
José Manuel Caballero Bonald, Ágata ojo de gato p. 139 Ed. Bibliotex