runcible spoon

[ruhn-suh-buh l]

Origin of runcible spoon

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

runcible spoon

noun
  1. 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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