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mortars


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Term Type

Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Preferred Term

mortars

Details

Receptacles of a hard material, such as stone, brass, wood, or glass, that have a cup-shaped cavity in which materials are pounded or ground with a pestle. Often used to grind ingredients used in a pharmacy, painting, or cookery.

Variations

mortars (grinding tools)

mortar

mortiers

mortier

Broader Term

grinding and milling tools

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