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mortar/ˈmoɚtɚ/noun
pluralmortars
mortar
/ˈmoɚtɚ/
noun
pluralmortars
Learner's definition of MORTAR  
[count] : a heavy, deep bowl in which seeds, spices, etc., are pounded or crushed with a heavy tool (called a pestle)
[count] : a military weapon used to fire shells (sense 5a) high into the air at a low speed— often used before another noun
[noncount] : a wet substance that is spread between bricks or stones and that holds them together when it hardens
— see also brick-and-mortarbricks and mortar at 1brick

— mortar

verb,mortars; mortared; mortaring[+ object]
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