gristmill

[ grist-mil ]
/ ˈgrɪstˌmɪl /

noun

a mill for grinding grain, especially the customer's own grain.

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Origin of gristmill

First recorded in 1595–1605; grist + mill1

OTHER WORDS FROM gristmill

grist·mill·er, noungrist·mill·ing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gristmill

gristmill
/ (ˈɡrɪstˌmɪl) /

noun

a mill, esp one equipped with large grinding stones for grinding grain
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