pestillation
pestillation pes`til*la"tion, n. [LL. pestillum, L. pistillum. See {Pestle}.] The act of pounding and bruising with a pestle in a mortar. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pistillation — Pis til*la tion, n. [L. pistillum a pestle.] The act of pounding or breaking in a mortar; pestillation. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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