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comminute (KOM-uh-noot, KOM-uh-nyoot) (verb), comminutes; comminuted; comminuting
1. To reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding, smashing, crunching, or grinding: Brian was comminuting or pulverizing some wheat seeds into flour.
2. Etymology: from Latin comminuere, " to crush", "to make smaller together"; from com-, "with, together" + minuere, "to lessen, to make small".
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