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Spanish Word of the Day: Retrato

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Retrato

Léxico relacionado con la pintura

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/15/2001
Word: Retrato
(re-TRA-to), sustantivo masculino.
English: portrait
Etymology: Del italiano ritratto.
Meaning: Fotografía, pintura o efigie que representa alguna persona o cosa.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la pintura
Example:

"Fue en esa etapa cuando le pintó el famoso retrato con el vestido rojo, un collar de perlas de dos vueltas y guantes hasta el codo."

Miguel Delibes, Señora de rojo sobre fondo gris. Ed. Destino, p.61.

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