runcible spoon

noun
run·​ci·​ble spoon | \ ˈrən(t)-sə-bəl- How to pronounce runcible spoon (audio) \

Definition of runcible spoon

: a sharp-edged fork with three broad curved prongs

First Known Use of runcible spoon

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for runcible spoon

coined with an obscure meaning by Edward Lear

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“Runcible spoon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/runcible%20spoon. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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