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pestle

  

      n  
1    a club-shaped instrument for mixing or grinding substances in a mortar  
2    a tool for pounding or stamping  
      vb  
3    to pound (a substance or object) with or as if with a pestle  
     (C14: from Old French pestel, from Latin pistillum; related to pinsare to crush)  
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