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Definition of Metate

Metate
Metate Me*ta"te, n. [Sp., fr. Mex. metlatl.] A flat or somewhat hollowed stone upon which grain or other food is ground, by means of a smaller stone or pestle. [Southwestern U. S. & Sp. Amer.]

Meaning of Metate from wikipedia

- A metate or metlatl (or mealing stone) is a type or variety of quern, a ground stone tool used for processing grain and seeds. In traditional Mesoamerican...
- A metate is a Mesoamerican quern or milling-stone. Metate may also refer to: Metate, a tributary of the Yaqui River in Sonora, Mexico Metate, a tributary...
- A mano (Spanish for hand) is a ground stone tool used with a metate to process or grind food by hand. It is also known by the Nahuatl term metlapil. Manos...
- students. The Golden Antlers publishes satirical content. Pomona's yearbook, Metate, was founded in 1894 and discontinued in 2012. The Pomona Student Union...
- milling station. A bedrock mortar should not be confused with a bedrock metate, which is a flat, trough-shaped depression often found with bedrock mortars...
- the cooking of food in ovens at ground level, grinding in molcajete and metate. With the Spaniards came the pork, beef and chicken meats; peppercorn, sugar...
- mortar) and the metate in the foreground, comal, palm tenate, and a clay pot. San Juan Achiutla, Oaxaca, México, 2020. Batan Metate Mortar and pestle...
- different sets of manos and metates would likely have been used to avoid getting other flavors in maize dough (masa). The metate is a stone slab that can...
- photographic subject. Metate Arch    37°35′4.4″N 111°24′49.5″W / 37.584556°N 111.413750°W / 37.584556; -111.413750 (Metate Arch) Mano Arch       37°35′3...
- Granaries Grinding slab Ground stone Hearth Aşıklı Höyük Qesem cave Manos Metate Mortar and pestle Pottery Quern-stone Storage pit Hunting Toolmaking Earliest...
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