tienta

noun tien·ta \tēˈentə\

Definition of tienta

plural

-s

  1. :  a test of the spirit and keenness of young bulls and heifers to determine their fitness for the ring or for breeding —called also tentadero

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Origin and Etymology of tienta

Spanish, literally, test, probe, from tentar to touch, test, probe, from Latin temptare, tentare to touch, feel, attempt, tempt


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of tienta


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