\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌkād.ə(r)\ noun (-s)
Etymology: masticate + -or
: one that masticates: as
a. : a machine for chopping materials (as meat or rubber) into fine bits
b. : an operator of such a machine

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  • masticator — noun see masticate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • masticator — See mastication. * * * …   Universalium

  • masticatór — I. adj. m., pl. masticatóri; f. sg. şi pl. masticatoáre II. s. n., pl. masticatoáre …   Romanian orthography

  • masticator — mas·ti·ca·tor || mæstɪkeɪtÉ™(r) n. person or device that reduces material to pulp by crushing or kneading …   English contemporary dictionary

  • masticator — mas·ti·ca·tor …   English syllables

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