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Spanish Word of the Day: Picar

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Verbos de cocina II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/10/2012
Word: Picar
(pi-CAR) Verbo transitivo.
English: To grind, To chop up
Etymology: De pico, pequeña cantidad excedente.
Meaning: Cortar o dividir en trozos muy menudos.
Topic:Verbos de cocina II

“Me entró tal arrebato que agarré la tabla de picar carne, y a punto estuve de estampársela en la cabeza.” Benito Pérez Galdós, “La Primera República”, Episodios Nacionales