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Spanish Word of the Day: Mamperlán

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Mamperlán

Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/11/2008
Word: Mamperlán
(mam-per-LÁN), sustantivo masculino.
English: Nosing (filler)
Etymology: Desconocida
Meaning: Listón de madera con que se guarnece el borde de los peldaños en las escaleras de fábrica.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura III
Example:

La nuca rebotaba contra el mamperlán de los peldaños con un aterrador sonido a cántara rota.
José Manuel Caballero Bonald, Ágata ojo de gato, p. 240, Ed. Bibliotex.

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