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Turquesa

Léxico relacionado con metales y piedras preciosas

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/26/2007
Word: Turquesa
(tur-QUE-sa), sustantivo femenino.
English: Turquoise
Etymology: De origen incierto.
Meaning: Mineral muy duro, formado por fosfato hidratado de aluminio y cobre de color azul verdoso, utilizado en joyería.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con metales y piedras preciosas
Example:

La calaíta o falsa turquesa se utiliza durante toda la pimera Edad del Bronce del Occidente.

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