pestle


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Synonyms for pestle

machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores

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

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a club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar

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grind, mash or pulverize in a mortar

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After being slapped] he left the room and few minutes later came back with the pestle which he hit her with.
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Toast 1 tbsp of fennel seeds in a dry pan and transfer to a mortar and pestle to grind to a fine powder.
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The plants and vegetables were probably crushed with a mortar and pestle - we could still see the fibres in the tablets.
The piece of artwork, designed by artists Denis O'Connor and Bernie Rutter, consists of a large stainless steel chair and a series of smaller artefacts including a film reel and a mortar and pestle.
Does anyone know where I can buy a pestle without a mortar?
She took the wooden pestle and shoved it into my mouth.
In the same book, there is a drawing by Arthur Ransome himself of one of the children busy with a pestle and mortar pounding some pieces of rock; the sitter was Miss Gnosspelius
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William West, 76, was bludgeoned to death with a wooden pestle near his holiday home in the West African country in July 2006.