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  Definition of pestle
  1. a club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar
  2. a heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone
  3. machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
  4. grind or pulverize in a pestle
Similar Words: muller, pounder, stamp

 

Part Meronyms: battery, stamp battery

 

Derivational Morphology: pound, stamp, muller, pounder

 

 
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