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Léxico relacionado con los postres I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/31/2003
Word: Membrillo
(mem-BRI-llo), sustantivo masculino
English: quince jelly
Etymology: Del latín melimelum
Meaning: Arbusto de las familias de las rosáceas, de tres a cuatro metros de altura, muy ramoso con hojas pecioladas, amarillo, muy aromático y de carne áspera. Fruto de este árbol.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los postres I

“...De postre aquel dulce de membrillo elástico como panza de sapo...”

Isabel Allende, Afrodita, p. 73, Ed Plaza y Janés