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runcible spoon

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noun run·ci·ble spoon \ˈrən(t)-sə-bəl-\

Definition of runcible spoon

  1. :  a sharp-edged fork with three broad curved prongs



Origin of runcible spoon

coined with an obscure meaning by Edward Lear


First Known Use: 1871


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