des·​sert·​spoon di-ˈzərt-ˌspün How to pronounce dessertspoon (audio)
: a spoon intermediate in size between a teaspoon and a tablespoon for use in eating dessert

Word History

First Known Use

1754, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of dessertspoon was in 1754

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“Dessertspoon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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