Definitions of pestle:
  • noun:   a club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar
  • noun:   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
  • noun:   machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores
  • verb:   grind or pulverize in a pestle

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