Translation of "mortar" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈmɔː.tər/ us /ˈmɔːr.tɚ/

[ no plural ] a mixture of sand, water, and cement or lime that is used to fix bricks or stones to each other when building walls


a large gun with a short, wide barrel (= a part shaped like a tube) that fires bombs or other explosives very high into the air, or an explosive device shot from such a gun


a hard, strong bowl in which substances are crushed into a powder by hitting or rubbing them with a pestle (= heavy tool)

mortero, almirez
Use a pestle and mortar to crush the spices.

(Translation of “mortar” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈmoːtə/

a mixture of cement, sand and water, used in building eg to hold bricks in place.

mortero, argamasa

(Translation of “mortar” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)