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Definition of Pestle

Pestle

  1. An implement for pounding and breaking or braying substances in a mortar.
  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.
  4. To pound, pulverize, bray, or mix with a pestle, or as with a pestle; to use a pestle.

Pestle Translations

pestle in Dutch is stamper, vijzelstamper

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