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Spanish Word of the Day: Lagar

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Lagar

Léxico relacionado con el olivo II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/15/2002
Word: Lagar
(la-GAR), sustantivo masculino
English: press
Etymology: Del latín lacus
Meaning: 1. Sitio donde se prensa la aceituna para sacar el aceite, o donde se machaca la manzana para obtener la sidra.
2. Edificio donde hay un lagar para uva, aceituna o manzana.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el olivo II
Example:

Tú no verás la espiga sazonada
y de macizas pomas cargado el manzanar,
ni de la vid rugosa la uva rosada
ha de exprimir su alegre licor en tu lagar."

Antonio Machado, Soledades

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