tierno

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin tenerum, accusative of tener, with metathesis. Compare Portuguese terno and English tender.

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tierno (feminine tierna, masculine plural tiernos, feminine plural tiernas)

  1. tender, affectionate
  2. soft, delicate, cuddly
  3. tender, young
  4. tender (meat, etc.)
  5. (Chile, Ecuador) green, unripe (vegetables)

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