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Mortar and pestle.

English[]

Etymology[]

From Old French mortier, from Latin mortarium.

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Singular
Mortar

Plural
s

Mortar (s)

  1. (uncountable) A mixture of lime or cement, sand and water used for bonding bricks and stones.
  2. (countable) Military A muzzle-loading, indirect fire weapon with either a rifled or smooth bore. It usually has a shorter range than a howitzer, employs a higher angle of fire, and has a tube with a length of 10 to 20 calibers. See also gun; howitzer. JP-1-02.
  3. (countable) A hollow vessel used to pound, crush, rub, grind or mix ingredients with a pestle.

Derived terms[]

  • mortarboard

Translations[]

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Mortar

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to Mortar (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)

  1. To use mortar or plaster to join two things together.
  2. To fire a mortar (weapon)

Related terms[]

  • bricks and mortar

Ido[]

Verb[]

Template:Io-verb

  1. to die

Conjugation[]

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