teaspoon

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Etymology[edit]

tea +‎ spoon

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IPA(key): /ˈtiˌspun/

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Noun[edit]

teaspoon (plural teaspoons)

  1. A small spoon used to stir the contents of a cup or glass.
  2. A unit of measure, equivalent to one-third of a tablespoon or roughly five milliliters.

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Verb[edit]

teaspoon (third-person singular simple present teaspoons, present participle teaspooning, simple past and past participle teaspooned)

  1. To serve with a teaspoon
    I teaspooned some sugar into my cup.