Translation of pestle in Spanish:

pestle

mano de mortero, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpɛstl//ˈpɛs(ə)l//ˈpɛsəl/

noun

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    mano de mortero feminine
    • With a mortar and pestle, crush the thyme, garlic, and peppercorns and place in a large saucepan.
    • And I used cardamom seeds that I crushed in my pestle and mortar, rather than ready-ground.
    • To make the anchovy butter, place the anchovy fillets, the teaspoon of butter and the Parmesan in a mortar and pestle and reduce it to a paste.
    • In indigenous villages, women often make the tortillas the traditional way by grinding corn with a rounded pestle on a flat lava stone called a piedra or metate.
    • In a mortar and pestle we ground up mint leaves from the garden with brown sugar.