Today's WOTD is: "polilla" = moth
In Spanish, “polilla” is a feminine noun of uncertain origin which means moth.
The Spanish word “polilla” is also used is some parts to refer to:
- A person who studies/ reads a lot (bookworm);
- A prostitute;
A commonly used expression with the word “polilla” is:
- Polilla de la madera (woodworm);
Some examples of the use of the word "polilla" are:
- La polilla es una mariposa nocturna (the moth is a nocturnal butterfly);
- La polilla de la madera puede causar destrozos incalculables (woodworm can cause untold damage);
Love-Spanish.com loves the word "polilla" in the YouTube clip: La Polilla Asesina
For more on the word "polilla", visit: Wordreference.com/ Polilla
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