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dessertspoonful

[dih-zurt-spoon-foo l] /dɪˈzɜrt spunˌfʊl/
noun, plural dessertspoonfuls.
1.
as much as a dessertspoon can hold: 2½ fluid drams.
Origin of dessertspoonful
1870-1875
First recorded in 1870-75; dessertspoon + -ful
Usage note
See -ful.
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