Meaning of MORTAR in English

MORTAR

n.

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English morter, from Anglo-French morter, mortier, from Latin mortarium

Date: 14th century

: a plastic building material (as a mixture of cement, lime, or gypsum plaster with sand and water) that hardens and is used in masonry or plastering

– mor · tar · less adjective

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