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teaspoon

[ tee-spoon ]
/ ˈtiˌspun /
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noun
a small spoon generally used to stir tea, coffee, etc.

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Origin of teaspoon

First recorded in 1680–90; tea + spoon
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British Dictionary definitions for teaspoon

teaspoon
/ (ˈtiːˌspuːn) /

noun
a small spoon used for stirring tea, eating certain desserts, etc
Also called: teaspoonful (ˈtiːˌspuːnfʊl) the amount contained in such a spoon
a unit of capacity used in cooking, medicine, etc, equal to about one fluid dram
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