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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish sierra, from Latin serra.

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sierra (countable and uncountable, plural sierras)

  1. A rugged range of mountains.
  2. The letter S in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
  3. A scombroid fish.
  4. (uncountable) A relatively low-quality grade of Spanish saffron.
    • 2005, Karen Anand, International Cooking With Karen Anand (page 77)
      Mancha selecto is the world's best saffron: deep-red stamens, as long as the first joint of your thumb, packed and date-stamped. Lesser types, like sierra saffron, have shorter stamens and a quantity of white and yellow flower parts.

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AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin serra.

NounEdit

sierra f (plural sierras)

  1. mountain-range

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AsturianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin serra.

NounEdit

sierra f (plural sierres)

  1. saw (tool)

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serrar


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish sierra.

NounEdit

sierra f (invariable)

  1. sierra

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SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es
 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin serra.

NounEdit

sierra f (plural sierras)

  1. saw (tool)
  2. mountain range
    Sierra Madre Occidental
  3. swordfish
  4. (Chile) snoek (Thyrsites atun)

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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

sierra

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of serrar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of serrar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of serrar.

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