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Spanish Word of the Day: Portillo

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Portillo

Léxico relacionado con las aberturas II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/18/2009
Word: Portillo
(por-TI-llo), sustantivo masculino.
English: Gate
Etymology: De puerta
Meaning: Abertura en una muralla, pared o tapia.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con las aberturas II
Example:

Luis se encaprichó con el conejo y sacó a su vez la caja de herramientas y le puso al cajón un costado de tela metálica y le abrió un portillo para meter y sacar al animal.

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