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pes•tle



Pronunciation: (pes'ul, pes'tl), [key]
n., v., -tled, -tling.


n.
1. a tool for pounding or grinding substances in a mortar. See illus. under mortar 1.
2. any of various appliances for pounding, stamping, etc.

v.t.
to pound or grind with or as if with a pestle.

v.i.
to work with a pestle.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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