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Mouli

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Pronunciation: /ˈmuːli
 
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Definition of Mouli in English:

noun

trademark
A type of kitchen utensil for grinding or pureeing food.
Example sentences
  • 3 Remove from the heat and either pass through a Mouli or sieve to remove all the stems and so on.
  • 2 Pass the potato through a Mouli or use a potato ricer, then place in a large bowl and beat in the butter.
  • 4 Mash the potato until creamy and smooth or pass through a Mouli or potato-ricer.

Origin

1930s: abbreviation of moulinette, from French moulinet 'little mill'.

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