com·mi·nute (kŏmə-nt′, -nyt′)
tr.v. com·mi·nut·ed, com·mi·nut·ing, com·mi·nutes
To reduce to powder; pulverize.
[Latin comminuere, comminūt- : com-, intensive pref.; see COM- + minuere, to lessen; see mei-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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