Definición de metate en inglés:

metate

Silabificación: me·ta·te
Pronunciación: /məˈtätā
 
/
(also metate stone)

sustantivo

  • (In Central America) a flat or slightly hollowed oblong stone on which materials such as grain and cocoa are ground using a smaller stone.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • There was a long tradition of amazing stonework in ancient Costa Rica, which includes spectacular ‘flying panel’ metates [corn-grinding flats] and other objects carved of basalt.
    • Ground or pecked stone tools include hammerstones, anvils, cobble manos, metates, and a possible net sinker.
    • In indigenous villages, women often make the tortillas the traditional way by grinding corn with a rounded pestle on a flat lava stone called a piedra or metate and baking the flat corn disks on a dry, clay platter known as a comal.

Origen

from American Spanish, from Nahuatl métatl.

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