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Spanish Word of the Day: Salmuera

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Salmuera

Léxico relacionado con el olivo II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/12/2002
Word: Salmuera
(sal-MUE-ra), sustantivo femenino
English: brine
Etymology: Del latín salemuria
Meaning: Líquido que se prepara con sal y otros condimentos, y se utiliza para conservar carnes, pescados, etc.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el olivo II
Example:

Llanto mío no conoce
y no la quemó mi salmuera.

Gabriela Mistral, "Balada de mi nombre".

Pronunciation: