Tuesday, 25 October 2011


Today's word is: 'ciruela' = plum.

In Spanish, the word 'ciruela' is a feminine noun of Latin origin, the meaning of which is plum (the fruit of the plum tree - 'ciruelo' in Spanish).

Expressions which include the noun 'ciruela' are:
  • Ciruela claudia (greengage)
  • Ciruela pasa (prune)
  • Ciruela seca (prune)

An example of the use of the word 'ciruela' is:
  • Me gustan mucho las ciruelas (I really like plums)

Love-Spanish.com loves the word 'ciruela' in the YouTube clip'Pollo al papillote con manzana y ciruelas de Marta'
For more on the word 'ciruela', visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Ciruela
*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “ciruela” in the link to hear the word pronounced.

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