English dictionary definition of:

pestle


Noun

  • a club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar
  • 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
  • machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores

Verb

  • grind, mash or pulverize in a mortar

Thesaurus

muller pounder stamp

Scrabble score for pestle


Scrabble score = 8

generated at 00:07:16 on 24-12-19

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