coffee mill


: a mill for grinding coffee beans

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Fairbanks, Morse & Co. cast-iron coffee mill (starting bid $250). oregonlive, 25 July 2021 This adjustable coffee mill can be fine-tuned to yield grounds precisely to your taste — from espresso fine to French-press coarse. Kara Nelson | Contributing Writer,, 27 Oct. 2020 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, 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, 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, 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, 29 Oct. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1691, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of coffee mill was in 1691

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Cite this Entry

“Coffee mill.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2023.

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