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Spanish Word of the Day: Zarzamora

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Zarzamora

Frutas del bosque

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/18/2014
Word: Zarzamora
(zar-za-MO-ra), sustantivo femenino.
English: Blackberry
Etymology: Del ant. sarza y mora
Meaning: Fruto de la zarza, que, maduro, es una baya compuesta de granos negros y lustrosos, semejante a la mora, pero más pequeña y redonda.
Topic:Frutas del bosque
Example:

Recordó que ya había gastado 18 marcos en el boleto, y entonces se alejó rumiando pasteles de chocolate, tartas de zarzamora, sabrosas rebanadas de aire.

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