triturable

triturable

[trich-er-uh-buhl]
adjective
capable of being triturated.

Origin:
1640–50; tritur(ate) + -able

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triturate (ˈtrɪtjʊˌreɪt)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to grind or rub into a fine powder or pulp; masticate
 
n
2.  the powder or pulp resulting from this grinding
 
[C17: from Late Latin trītūrāre to thresh, from Latin trītūra a threshing, from terere to grind]
 
'triturable
 
adj
 
'triturator
 
n

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