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pestle

pes´tle   Pronunciation: pĕs´t'l or pĕs´'l; 277
n.1.An implement for pounding and breaking or braying substances in a mortar; as, to grind with a mortar and pestle.
2.A constable's or bailiff's staff; - so called from its shape.
3.The leg and leg bone of an animal, especially of a pig; as, a pestle of pork.
v. t. & i.1.To pound, pulverize, bray, or mix with a pestle, or as with a pestle; to use a pestle.
[imp. & p. p. Pestled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pestling .]
Noun1.pestle - machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
Synonyms: stamp
2.pestle - 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
Synonyms: pounder, muller
3.pestle - a club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar
Verb1.pestle - grind or pulverize in a pestle
abrade, atomize, beat, bray, brecciate, cheese grater, comminute, comminutor, contriturate, crumb, crumble, crush, crusher, disintegrate, flour, fragment, grain, granulate, granulator, granulize, grate, grater, grind, grind to powder, grinder, kominuter, levigate, levigator, mash, masher, mill, millstone, mortar and pestle, nutmeg grater, pound, powder, pulverize, pulverizer, quern, quernstone, reduce to powder, rock crusher, roller, scrunch, shard, shred, shredder, smash, squash, steamroller, triturate, triturator
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