runcible spoon


run·​ci·​ble spoon ˈrən(t)-sə-bəl- How to pronounce runcible spoon (audio)
: a sharp-edged fork with three broad curved prongs

Word History


coined with an obscure meaning by Edward Lear

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of runcible spoon was in 1926

Dictionary Entries Near runcible spoon

Cite this Entry

“Runcible spoon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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