Definitions

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  • n. The action of pounding with a pestle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of pounding or breaking in a mortar; pestillation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of pounding with a pestle in a mortar.

Etymologies

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From Latin pistillum + -ation.

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