dessertspoon vs dessertspoonful what difference

what is difference between dessertspoon and dessertspoonful

English

Alternative forms

  • dessert spoon

Etymology

dessert +‎ spoon

Noun

dessertspoon (plural dessertspoons)

  1. An item of cutlery; a spoon, larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon, used for eating dessert.
  2. A unit of measure, being equivalent to two teaspoons or two-thirds of a tablespoon, or approximately 10 millilitres; a dessertspoonful.
  3. More generally, that volume of a substance which is contained within a dessert spoon.

Translations



English

Etymology

dessertspoon +‎ -ful

Noun

dessertspoonful (plural dessertspoonfuls or dessertspoonsful)

  1. A quantity of something about the volume of a dessertspoon, or 2½ fluidrams.

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