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trommel

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noun trom·mel \ˈträ-məl\

Definition of trommel

  1. :  a usually cylindrical or conical revolving screen used especially for screening or sizing rock, ore, or coal



Origin of trommel

German, drum, from Middle High German trummel, diminutive of trumme drum — more at drum


First Known Use: circa 1877

Rhymes with trommel


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