Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Saturday May 7, 2011
Like so many words in English and Spanish hueso has two different but conceptually related meanings. It can refer to the bones of a person or animal, or to the stones of fruit and olives.
un corte de carne con hueso
a cut of meat on the bone
aceitunas sin hueso
Remember that hueso does not refer to fish bones. The word for these is espinas:
con las espinas puedes hacer fondos de pescado
with the bones you can make a fish stock
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