Synonyms and Antonyms for pestle

1. pestle (n.)

a heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone


2. pestle (n.)

a club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar


3. pestle (v.)

grind, mash or pulverize in a mortar

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4. pestle (n.)

machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores