We use cookies to improve the user experience of our website. Cookie Get More Information

Home » Language Resources » Spanish word of the day » Palabra

Spanish Word of the Day: Polenta

Spanish words

You can browse either by topic or by the initial letter of the words. Remember that this is not a dictionary. Here you will find only the words that have been selected in the past by our teachers as 'Palabra del Día'.

Browse by Topics / Words


Léxico relacionado con la comida

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/27/2011
Word: Polenta
(po-LEN-ta), sustantivo femenino
English: A thick mush made of cornmeal
Etymology: Del latín polenta, torta de harina
Meaning: Gachas de harina de maíz.

Topic:Léxico relacionado con la comida

“Siempre estropeaba el mate, tirando de un lado y del otro la bombilla, revolviéndola como si estuviera haciendo polenta.”

(Julio Cortázar, Rayuela)