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Spanish Word of the Day: Tiesto

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Tiesto

La casa andaluza II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/24/2002
Word: Tiesto
(TIES-to), sustantivo masculino
English: flowerpot, bowl, basin
Etymology: Del latín testum
Meaning: Maceta, vaso de barro que sirve para criar plantas.
Topic:La casa andaluza II
Example:

“...a otra parte estaba una estera de enea, y en el medio un tiesto, que en Sevilla llaman maceta, de albahaca.”

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, “Rinconete y Cortadillo”, Novelas Ejemplares

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