dessertspoon

noun des·sert·spoon \ -ˌspün \

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 Defined for English Language Learners

dessertspoon

Definition of dessertspoon for English Language Learners

  • : 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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