what is difference between dessertspoon and dessertspoonful
- dessert spoon
dessert + spoon
dessertspoon (plural dessertspoons)
- An item of cutlery; a spoon, larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon, used for eating dessert.
- A unit of measure, being equivalent to two teaspoons or two-thirds of a tablespoon, or approximately 10 millilitres; a dessertspoonful.
- More generally, that volume of a substance which is contained within a dessert spoon.
dessertspoon + -ful
dessertspoonful (plural dessertspoonfuls or dessertspoonsful)
- A quantity of something about the volume of a dessertspoon, or 2½ fluidrams.
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