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Spanish Word of the Day: Jamón

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Jamón

Léxico relacionado con los alimentos

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/10/2003
Word: Jamón
(ja-MÓN), sustantivo masculino
English: ham
Etymology: Del francés jambon
Meaning: 1. Carne curada de la pierna del cerdo.
2. Anca, pierna
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los alimentos
Example:

"Tendiéronse en el suelo, y haciendo manteles de las yerbas, pusieron sobre ellas pan, sal, cuchillos, nueces, rajas de queso, huesos mondos de jamón, que si no se dejaban mascar, no defendían el ser chupados".

Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quijote de la Mancha, p. 1300. Biblioteca Virtual Qué leer

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