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Spanish Word of the Day: Loncha

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Loncha

Léxico relacionado con la comida IV

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/1/2011
Word: Loncha
(LON-cha), sustantivo femenino.
English: Slice
Etymology: Del francés, longe
Meaning: Trozo delgado y de grosor uniforme de alguna cosa de comer, particularmente de jamón o de un embutido, que se corta cogiendo toda la anchura de la pieza.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la comida IV
Example:

“...Ahora mismo, jerez, mantecadas, chuletas fritas y jamón, que lo hay en lonchas.”
(Emilia Pardo Bazán, “Milagro natural”, Cuentos de la tierra)

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