mun·​dle | \ ˈmu̇ndᵊl \
plural -s

Definition of mundle

dialectal, England
: a stick that is used for stirring

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History and Etymology for 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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“Mundle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2020.

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