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Patillas

Léxico relacionado con el pelo

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/7/2008
Word: Patillas
(pa-TI-llas), sustantivo femenino.
English: Sideburn
Etymology: Del dimiminutivo de pata.
Meaning: Porción de barba que se deja crecer en cada uno de los carrillos.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el pelo
Example:

Luego lo he llevado como me ha dado la gana, peinado hacia delante, hacia atrás, enmelenado, con patillas o sin patillas.

Pronunciation: