tuétano
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tuétano(
tweh
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tah
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (anatomy)
a. marrow
El tuétano de los huesos de algunos animales son muy preciados como ingredientes para la cocina.The bone marrow of some animals are very coveted as ingredients for cooking.
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tuétano
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. (bone) marrow
2. (meollo)
a. crux, heart
hasta el tuétano o los tuétanosto the core
mojado hasta los tuétanossoaked through, soaked to the skin
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tuétano
1 (médula) marrow; squash; (EEUU)
hasta los tuétanos through and through; utterly
mojarse hasta los tuétanos to get soaked to the skin; enamorado hasta los tuétanos head over heels in love
2 (meollo) core; essence
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