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Léxico relacionado con el fuego

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/8/2006
Word: Tizón
(ti-ZÓN), sustantivo masculino.
English: Brand, burned piece of wood
Etymology: Del latín titio,-onis.
Meaning: 1. Palo a medio quemar.
2. Fig. Mancha en la fama o estimación.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el fuego

"Alfahuí se quedó pensativo frente al lar, hurgando en los tizones con una varita."
(Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio. Alfahuí. Destinolibro 47)