Pestled
pestle pes"tle, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Pestled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pestling}.] To pound, pulverize, bray, or mix with a pestle, or as with a pestle; to use a pestle. [1913 Webster]

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  • pestled — pes·tle || pesl ,pestl n. muller, stick used for grinding with a mortar; any tool used to crush or pulverize materials v. crush, pulverize; grind …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pestle — pes tle, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Pestled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pestling}.] To pound, pulverize, bray, or mix with a pestle, or as with a pestle; to use a pestle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pestling — pestle pes tle, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Pestled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pestling}.] To pound, pulverize, bray, or mix with a pestle, or as with a pestle; to use a pestle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pestle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English pestel, from Anglo French, from Latin pistillum, from pinsere to pound, crush; akin to Greek ptissein to crush, Sanskrit pinaṣṭi he pounds Date: 14th century 1. a usually club shaped implement for pounding or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • List of Italian dishes — These dishes are representative of Italian cuisine.Dishes and recipesAntipasti* Insalata caprese * Insalata russa * Braciole * Bruschetta * Bresaola *Prosciutto e melone *Crostini con condimenti misti *Verdure in pinzimonio *Cocktail di gamberi… …   Wikipedia

  • pestle — /pes euhl, pes tl/, n., v., pestled, pestling. n. 1. a tool for pounding or grinding substances in a mortar. See illus. under mortar1. 2. any of various appliances for pounding, stamping, etc. v.t. 3. to pound or grind with or as if with a pestle …   Universalium

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  • farinaceous — Synonyms and related words: botanic, branny, bulbous, cereal, chalklike, chalky, comminute, comminuted, crushed, detrital, detrited, disintegrated, dusty, efflorescent, fine, flaky, floury, fruitlike, fruity, furfuraceous, gone to dust, grated,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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