noun. 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.
verb. grind, mash or pulverize in a mortar.
noun. a club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar.
noun. machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores.
Sentences with pestle
1. Noun, singular or mass
Take the powder of the smaller amount and place it in the pestle.