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dessertspoon (plural dessertspoons)
- An item of cutlery; a spoon, larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon, used for eating dessert.
- A unit of measure, being equivalent to two teaspoons or two-thirds of a tablespoon, or approximately 10 millilitres; a dessertspoonful.
- More generally, that volume of a substance which is contained within a dessert spoon.
unit of measure