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  Definition of Millstone
  1. one of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are rotated against one another to grind the grain
  2. any load that is difficult to carry
  3. (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps; "she was an albatross around his neck"
Similar Words: albatross

 

Part Meronyms: gristmill

 

Anagrams: milestone, limestone

 

Language Translations:
Dutch: molensteen   Finnish: myllynkivi  
German: Mühlstein   Icelandic: kvarnarsteinn  
Interlingua: mola   Italian: mola  
Korean: 맷돌   Latin: mola  
Norwegian: kvernstein   Portuguese:  
Serbian: mlinski kamen   Spanish: muela  
 
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