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Spanish Word of the Day: Papel

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Papel

Léxico relacionado con la escritura

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/6/2001
Word: Papel
(pa-PEL), sustantivo masculino.
English: paper
Etymology: Del latín papyrus.
Meaning: Hoja delgada hecha con pasta de fibras vegetales obtenidas de trapos, madera, paja, etc., molidas, blanqueadas y desleídas en agua, que se hacen secar y endurecer.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la escritura
Example:

"Dejo la bandeja en la mesa del comedor, mientras le oigo zascandilear por el despacho arreglando sus papeles."

Antonio Martínez Merchén, Expediente de Cierre.

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