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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pellet \Pel"let\ (p[e^]l"l[e^]t), n. [F. pelote, LL. pelota, pilota, fr. L. pila a ball. Cf. Platoon.] 1. A little ball; as, a pellet of wax on paper. [1913 Webster] 2. A bullet; a ball for firearms. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster] As swift as a pellet out of a gun. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Pellet gun a gun that fires small pellets, less than 3 mm diameter, usually made of metal. Pellet molding (Arch.), a narrow band ornamented with smalt, flat disks. [1913 Webster +PJC]