tejolote

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Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl texōlōtl ‎(grinding stone, pestle), from teci ‎(to grind maize) + ōlōtl ‎(corncob), in reference to the cylindrical shape of the pestle.

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Noun[edit]

tejolote m ‎(plural tejolotes)

  1. (Mexico) A type of stone pestle, often cylindrical in shape and used with a molcajete.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (stone pestle of a molcajete): mano f, pilón m

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