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teaspoonful

[ tee-spoon-fool ]
/ ˈti spunˌfʊl /
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noun, plural tea·spoon·fuls.
the amount a teaspoon can hold.
a volumetric measure equal to 1/6 fluid ounce (4.9 milliliters); 1/3 tablespoonful. Abbreviations: t., tsp.
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Origin of teaspoonful

First recorded in 1725–35; teaspoon + -ful

usage note for teaspoonful

See -ful.

OTHER WORDS FROM teaspoonful

half-tea·spoon·ful, adjective, noun

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