Tinaja meaning

tē-nähä
A small, usually water-filled depression in rock in a desert or dry area.
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A usually large earthenware jar or pot mainly used for storing water and other liquids.
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Origin of tinaja

  • American Spanish from Spanish large earthenware jar from Old Spanish from Vulgar Latin tīnacula diminutive of Latin tīna wine jar of unknown origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition