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Spanish Word of the Day: Pozo

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Pozo

La casa andaluza II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/28/2002
Word: Pozo
(PO-zo), sustantivo masculino
English: well, pit
Etymology: Del latín puteus
Meaning: Hoyo que se hace en la tierra ahondándolo hasta encontrar vena de agua. Suele vestirse de piedra o ladrillo para su mayor subsistencia.
Topic:La casa andaluza II
Example:

Y yo me iré. Y se quedarán los pájaros
cantando.
Y se quedará mi huerto con su verde árbol,
y con su pozo blanco.

Juan Ramón Jiménez, “El viaje definitivo”

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