pestle

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pestle(
peh
-
suhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (culinary)
a. la mano del mortero
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Use the pestle to crush the garlic and then mix in the cayenne pepper.Machaca el ajo con la mano del mortero y luego añade la pimienta de cayena.
b. la mano
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A marble mortar and pestle is not easy to clean.No es fácil limpiar un mortero con su mano de mármol.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to grind)
a. machacar
Could you pestle these spices for me while I chop the onions?¿Me podrías machacar estas especies mientras yo pico la cebolla?
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pestle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la mano del mortero
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
pestle and mortarmortero m, almirez m
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pestle [ˈpesl]
noun
mano (f) (de mortero)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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