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English definition of “pellet”

pellet

noun [C]     /ˈpel.ət/
a small hard ball or tube-shaped piece of any substance : iron / lead / wax / plastic / paper pellets food pelletsSpherical, circular and annular objectsGeometrical shapes the solid waste of particular animals : rabbit / sheep pelletsExcrement and its excretion small metal objects that are shot from some types of gun : airgun pellets shotgun pellets a pellet gun Bullets and cartridges
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