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Spanish Word of the Day: Mortero

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Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/20/2012
Word: Mortero
mor-TE-ro Sustantivo masculino
English: mortar
Etymology: Del latín mortarium
Meaning: Pieza de artillería, de gran calibre y corta longitud, destinada a lanzar bombas.

“Defensa arma con morteros israelíes a las tropas en Afganistán” El País, 24 de enero de 2012.