masculine noun
1. (device) 
a. grinder 
A mi padre le sigue gustando moler el café en casa con su molinillo.My father still likes to grind the coffee at home with his grinder.
b. mill 
El pimentero incluye un molinillo que hay que girar para que salga la pimienta.The pepper shaker includes a mill which you have to turn to make the pepper come out.
2. (toy) 
a. pinwheel (United States) 
Al niño le gusta jugar con el molinillo en el parque.The child loves to play with the pinwheel in the park.
b. windmill (United Kingdom) 
En el balcón tenemos varios molinillos que giran con el viento.We have several windmills on the balcony that spin around with the wind.
c. toy windmill (United Kingdom) 
A los bebés les llaman la atención los colores del molinillo.Babies are drawn to the colors of the toy windmill.
1. (general) 
a. grinder 
molinillo de cafécoffee grinder
molinillo de pimientapepper mill
1 (para moler) hand mill
molinillo de aceite olive press
molinillo de café coffee mill o grinder
molinillo de carne mincer
2 (juguete) (toy) windmill; pinwheel; (EEUU)
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