molcajete

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish molcajete, from Classical Nahuatl mōlcaxitl.

Noun[edit]

molcajete ‎(plural molcajetes)

  1. A traditional Mexican stone tool, equivalent in function to a mortar and pestle, used for grinding food.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Classical Nahuatl mōlcaxitl.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mo̞lkaˈxe̞t̪e̞/
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Noun[edit]

molcajete m ‎(plural molcajetes)

  1. (Mexico) A small mortar, typically carved from vesicular basalt and used in traditional Mexican cuisine.

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