dessertspoonful

[ dih-zurt-spoon-foo l ]
/ dɪˈzɜrt spunˌfʊl /

noun, plural des·sert·spoon·fuls.

as much as a dessertspoon can hold: 2½ fluid drams.

Origin of dessertspoonful

First recorded in 1870–75; dessertspoon + -ful

usage note for dessertspoonful

See -ful.
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