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Spanish Word of the Day: Padrino

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Padrino

Léxico relacionado con la familia II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 12/29/2004
Word: Padrino
(pa-DRI-no), sustantivo masculino
English: godfather
Etymology: Del latín *patrinus, de pater, patris.
Meaning: El que tiene, presenta o asiste a otra persona que recibe el sacramento del bautismo, de la confirmación, del matrimonio o del orden si es varón, o que profesa, si se trata de una religiosa.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la familia II
Example:

"En los quince años de Juanita, el padrino bailó con ella."

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