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Spanish Word of the Day: Lienzo

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Lienzo

Léxico relacionado con la pintura

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/10/2001
Word: Lienzo
(LIEN-zo), sustantivo masculino
English: canvas
Etymology: Del latín linteum.
Meaning: Tela que se fabrica de lino, cáñamo o algodón preparada para pintar sobre ella.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la pintura
Example:

"Continuaba seco, carecía de facultades hasta para embadurnar un lienzo; me sorprendía haber tenido ideas meses atrás y empezaba a sospechar que esta vez mi incapacidad era definitiva".
Miguel Delibes, Señora de rojo sobre fondo gris. Ed. Destino, p. 76.

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