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Léxico relacionado con los árboles I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/29/2014
Word: Laurel
(lau-REL). Sustantivo masculino
English: Laurel
Etymology: Del occitano laurier
Meaning: Árbol siempre verde de hojas lanceoladas de color verde oscuro, coriáceas y brillantes Tradicionalmente sus ramas han simbolizado gloria y fama. Las hojas se emplean como condimento.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los árboles I

"Por las ramas del laurel
vi dos palomas oscuras."
Federico Gª Lorca, "Casida de las palomas oscuras" Diván del Tamarit p.145, Ed. Alce.