Definition of Dessertspoon

1. Noun. As much as a dessert spoon will hold.

Exact synonyms: Dessertspoonful
Generic synonyms: Containerful



Definition of Dessertspoon

1. Noun. An item of cutlery; a spoon, larger than a teaspoon and smaller than a tablespoon, used for eating dessert. ¹

2. Noun. A unit of measure, being equivalent to two teaspoons or two-thirds of a tablespoon, or approximately 10 millilitres; a dessertspoonful. ¹

3. Noun. More generally, that volume of a substance which is contained within a dessert spoon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dessertspoon

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dessertspoon

dessauite
dessay
desse
dessert
dessert apple
dessert grape
dessert grapes
dessert plate
dessert spoon
dessert spoons
dessert wine
dessert wines
dessertless
dessertlike
desserts
dessertspoon (current term)
dessertspoonful
dessertspoonfuls
dessertspoons
dessertspoonsful
desserty
desses
dessiatina
dessiatinas
dessiatine
dessiatines
dessicate
dessicated
dessication
dessjatine

Literary usage of Dessertspoon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Kentucky Receipt Book by Mary Harris Frazer (1903)
"One cup granulated sugar, 1 cup of water, 1 dessertspoon butter, 1 dessertspoon flour, 1 teaspoon lemon juice. Mix ingredients, cook in bowl over hot water, ..."

2. The Banquet Book: A Classified Collection of Quotations Designed for General by Cuyler Reynolds, Joseph Dommers Vehling, Herndon/Vehling Collection (1902)
"There are 2 drams in a dessertspoon ; 4 in a tablespoon ; 8 in an ounce ... There are 60 drops in a teaspoon or dram ; 120 in a dessertspoon ; 240 in a ..."

3. My Favorite Receipt by Royal Baking Powder Company (1886)
"Thicken with flour (brown preferred), and a dessertspoon of tomato sauce added at this ... A large tablespoon curry powder, a dessertspoon corn-starch, ..."

4. The Portland Woman's Exchange Cook Book by Portland Woman's Exchange (Or.) (1913)
"1 dessertspoon flour. Miss Rotherham. Peel the onions and boil gently for 15 ... 3 mushrooms. sprig of thyme, bay leaf. dessertspoon butter. tablespoon ..."

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