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Orujo

Léxico relacionado con el vino

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/23/2001
Word: Orujo
(o-RU-jo), sustantivo masculino
English: Refuse of grapes or olives after pressing.
Etymology: De borujo, a su vez del latín voluculum
Meaning: 1. Hollejo de la uva después de ser exprimida y sacada toda la substancia 2. Residuo de la aceituna molida.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el vino
Example:

"El reservón bebió un largo trago de orujo ante la alarma de Cayetano. -¡Te la vas a acabar!"

Manuel Vázquez Montalbán; La muchacha que pudo ser Emmanuelle. 1997. Ed. El País.

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