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  1. a large spoon, commonly having a rounded bowl, with which to eat soup.
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Origin of soupspoon

First recorded in 1695–1705; soup + spoon
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for soupspoon

Historical Examples

  • Mix all well together, and drop with a soupspoon into boiling bouillon or salt water, and cook slowly for about twelve minutes.

    The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book

    Victor Hirtzler

  • Form in the size of a walnut, and drop into hot lard with a soupspoon, and fry until well browned.