dessertspoon

noun
des·​sert·​spoon | \ -ˌspün How to pronounce dessertspoon (audio) \

Definition of dessertspoon

1 : a spoon intermediate in size between a teaspoon and a tablespoon for use in eating dessert

First Known Use of dessertspoon

1754, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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dessertspoon

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dessertspoon

British
: a spoon of medium size that is used to eat desserts and other foods
: the amount that a dessertspoon will hold

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