Definition of molcajete in US English:

molcajete

noun

  • A mortar, usually made of stone or clay, used in Mexican cooking for pounding spices.

Origin

Early 20th century. FromMexican Spanish molcajete from Nahuatl mo:lcaxitl.

Pronunciation

molcajete

/ˌmɒlkəˈheɪteɪ/