pellet

Definitions

General English

  • noun a small ball of lead, used in shotguns
  • noun a small ball of something

Agriculture

  • noun a form of feedingstuff, usually mash, which has been moistened and pressed to form small grains

Medical

  • noun a small rod- or oval-shaped pill of steroid hormone, usually either oestrogen or testosterone, that is implanted under the skin for slow absorption
  • noun solid sediment at the base of a container after centrifuging
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