How to say pestle ?



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What is the definition of pestle ?

  1. grind, mash or pulverize in a mortar
  2. a club-shaped hand tool for grinding and mixing substances in a mortar
  3. 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
  4. machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or crushing ores

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