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pellet

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pellet (plural pellets)

  1. A small, compressed, hard chunk of matter.
    a pellet of wood, paper, or ore
  2. A lead projectile used as ammunition in rifled air guns.
  3. Compressed byproduct of digestion regurgitated by owls. Serves as a waste disposal mechanism for indigestible parts of food, such as fur and bones.
  4. (heraldry) A roundel sable (black circular spot; also called ogress).

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VerbEdit

pellet (third-person singular simple present pellets, present participle pelleting, simple past and past participle pelleted)

  1. To form into pellets
  2. To strike with pellets

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

pellet

  1. plural form of pelle

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

pellet

  1. third-person singular future active indicative of pellō