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runcible spoon

[ ruhn-suh-buhl ]
/ ˈrʌn sə bəl /
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noun
a forklike utensil with two broad prongs and one sharp, curved prong, as used for serving hors d'oeuvres.
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Origin of runcible spoon

runcible, term coined in 1871 by Edward Lear
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British Dictionary definitions for runcible spoon

runcible spoon
/ (ˈrʌnsɪbəl) /

noun
a forklike utensil with two broad prongs and one sharp curved prong

Word Origin for runcible spoon

runcible coined by Edward Lear in a nonsense poem (1871)
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