pepper mill
noun Date: 1739 a hand mill for grinding peppercorns

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pepper mill — n a piece of kitchen equipment used to crush peppercorns to make pepper …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pepper mill — pepper ,mill noun count a piece of equipment used for crushing PEPPERCORNS to add fresh pepper to food …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • pepper mill — n. a hand mill used to grind peppercorns …   English World dictionary

  • pepper mill — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms pepper mill : singular pepper mill plural pepper mills a piece of equipment used for crushing peppercorns to add fresh pepper to food …   English dictionary

  • pepper mill — noun a mill for grinding pepper • Syn: ↑pepper grinder • Hypernyms: ↑mill, ↑grinder, ↑milling machinery …   Useful english dictionary

  • pepper mill — noun (C) a small piece of kitchen equipment which is used to crush peppercorns into pepper …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • pepper mill — pep′per mill n. cvb a small hand held device for storing and grinding peppercorns • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • pepper mill — a small hand held device for storing and grinding peppercorns. [1855 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • pepper mill — noun A small handheld grinder containing a supply of peppercorns for grinding fresh at the table or in the kitchen …   Wiktionary

  • pepper mill — /ˈpɛpə mɪl/ (say pepuh mil) noun a small, hand operated apparatus used to crush peppercorns in order to flavour a dish …   Australian English dictionary

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