berry spoon


noun

a small spoon, especially of the late 18th century, having a perforated bowl.

Nearby words

  1. berrettini, pietro,
  2. berried,
  3. berrigan,
  4. berry,
  5. berry aneurysm,
  6. berry, chuck,
  7. berryfruit,
  8. berryman,
  9. berryman, john,
  10. bersagliere

Origin of berry spoon

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75

Also called berry ladle, sugar sifter.

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