noun mun·dle \ˈmu̇ndəl\

Definition of mundle



dialectal, England

  1. :  a stick that is used for stirring

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Origin and Etymology of mundle

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse möndull handle; akin to (assumed) Oscan manfur, a part of a turner's lathe (whence Latin mamphur), Greek mothos din of battle, Sanskrit manthati it swirls

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