spork

noun
\ ˈspȯrk How to pronounce spork (audio) \
plural sporks

Definition of spork

: a multipurpose eating utensil that combines the bowl of a spoon with the tines of a fork Want everything 2 backpackers need for dining, including 2 mugs with lids, 2 bowls, 2 sporks and a pot with a lid? You got it!REI Catalog

First Known Use of spork

1970, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for spork

blend of spoon entry 1 and fork entry 1

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“Spork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spork. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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