Sunday, 6 November 2011

Membrillo

The WOTD is: 'membrillo' = quince

In Spanish, the word 'membrillo' is a masculine noun of Latin/ Greek origin, the meaning of which is quince (the fruit). The noun 'membrillo' is also used to refer to the quince tree and a preserve or jelly made with quince fruit.

An expression containing the noun 'membrillo' in it is:
  • Dulce de membrillo (quince preserve/ jelly)


An example of the use of the word 'membrillo' is:
  • De postre, tenemos un dulce de membrillo de la casa con queso (for dessert, we have the house quince preserve with cheese)

Love-Spanish.com loves the word 'membrillo' in the YouTube clip: O Bandullo Li - Dulce de Membrillo
 
For more on the word 'membrillo, visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Membrillo

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