molcajete

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed 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]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Nahuatl mōlcaxitl.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /molkaˈxete/, [mol.kaˈxe.t̪e]

Noun[edit]

molcajete m (plural molcajetes)

  1. a small mortar, typically carved from vesicular basalt and used in traditional Mexican cuisine

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