Definition of pepper mill in English:

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pepper mill

Pronunciation: /ˈpepər ˌmil/


A device for grinding peppercorns by hand to make pepper.
Example sentences
  • Bring up the heat to medium-high, then toss in the potato bits and the rosemary, and add a couple pinches of coarse salt and five or six twists from the pepper mill.
  • Make the dressing by beating together a tablespoon or two of olive oil, 2 teaspoons or so of balsamic vinegar, 1 crushed clove of garlic, a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, a pinch of salt and three turns of the pepper mill.
  • About 10 cranks of the pepper mill was about right for me.

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Syllabification: pep·per mill

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