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Ojera

Síntomas de enfermedades III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/23/2013
Word: Ojera
o-JE-ra (sutnativo femenino)
English: Ring o bag under the eyes
Etymology: De ojo
Meaning: 1. f. Mancha más o menos lívida, perenne o accidental, alrededor de la base del párpado inferior. U. m. en pl.
Topic:Síntomas de enfermedades III
Example:

Esa semana fue peor. No pasaba bocado, no dormía y las ojeras le crecían como al mapache,(...)Flores, Marco Antonio.La siguamonta.Siglo XXI Editores (México), 1993

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