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soupspoon

[ soop-spoon ]
/ ˈsupˌspun /
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noun

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
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Example sentences from the Web for soupspoon

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

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

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