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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish molcajete, from Classical Nahuatl mōlcaxitl.

NounEdit

molcajete (plural molcajetes)

  1. A traditional Mexican stone tool, equivalent in function to a mortar and pestle, used for grinding food.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Classical Nahuatl mōlcaxitl.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /molkaˈxete/, [molkaˈxet̪e]
 
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molcajete m (plural molcajetes)

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

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