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Vieira

Léxico relacionado con Galicia

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/29/2006
Word: Vieira
(VIEI-ra), sustantivo femenino.
English: scallop
Etymology: Del gallego vieira.
Meaning: 1. Molusco marino comestible que tiene una concha de dos piezas con estrías y alerones.
2. Concha del molusco.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con Galicia
Example:

La paella de vieira es la especialidad celebrada de algún considerado restaurante gallego, y ya sean vieiras, zamburiñas o volandeiras, subliman el sabor de la empanada.

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