Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: pellet  pe-lit
  1. A small rounded mass of a substance
  2. A solid missile discharged from a firearm
    "the pellet buzzed past his ear";
    - shot
Verb: pellet  pe-lit
  1. Make or form into pellets
    - pelletize, pelletise [Brit]
  2. Hit with pellets

Derived forms: pelleting, pelleted, pellets

Type of: ball, globe, missile, orb, projectile

Part of: canister, canister shot, case shot

Encyclopedia: Pellet