coffee mill


Definition of coffee mill

: a mill for grinding coffee beans

Examples of coffee mill in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In The Long Winter, for example, Laura’s mother figures out how to grind wheat to make bread using a coffee mill when the train that usually delivers general-store goods such as flour can’t come to town on account of blizzards. Ashley Fetters, The Atlantic, "The Weird Retro-Futurism of Pandemic Life," 25 June 2020 That’s a critical resource right now, since the Rwandan government has mandated that payments between coffee mills and farmers be cashless. Andrew Gerard, The Conversation, "Rwanda’s coffee harvest will go forward despite pandemic – at a safe distance," 7 May 2020 Take in the collection of musical instruments, farm tools, coffee mills and antique clothes on the wall. Pete Wells, New York Times, "New York’s Top 10 New Restaurants of 2019," 10 Dec. 2019 Allow the seeds to cool, then grind in a spice grinder or coffee mill dedicated to spices. Roxanne Wyss And Kathy Moore, kansascity, "Indian street food: What is it and where can you find it in KC? | The Kansas City Star," 29 Oct. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'coffee mill.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of coffee mill

1691, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about coffee mill

Time Traveler for coffee mill

Time Traveler

The first known use of coffee mill was in 1691

See more words from the same year

Statistics for coffee mill

Cite this Entry

“Coffee mill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

Comments on coffee mill

What made you want to look up coffee mill? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!