Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A handheld stone or roller for grinding corn or other grains on a metate.

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  • noun A rolling pin-like stone, used to grind maize or other grain on a metate.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Spanish, hand, mano, from Latin manus, hand; see manner.]

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From Spanish mano ("hand").

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