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Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/8/2011
Word: Lucerna
(lu-CER-na), sustantivo femenino
English: Skylight, fanlight
Etymology: Del latín lucerna
Meaning: 1. Araña grande para alumbrar.
2. Abertura alta de una habitación para dar ventilación y luz.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura

“...creo que le vi colgado de la lucerna y saliendo por los agujeros de la caja de un contrabajo”.
Benito Pérez Galdós, El amigo manso