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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Utensils, Cooking
dessertspoondes‧sert‧spoon /dɪˈzɜːtspuːn $ -ˈzɜːrt-/ noun [countable] British English  1 DFUa spoon that is larger than a teaspoon but smaller than a tablespoon2 (also dessertspoonful /-fʊl/)DFC the amount that a dessertspoon can hold, used as a unit for measuring food or liquid in cookingdessertspoon of Add a dessertspoonful of dry mustard.
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dessertspoonWith only 29 calories a dessertspoon for mayonnaise and a mere 15 calories for salad dressing they're well worth dipping into.Ironbridge fork, £4, and dessertspoon, £3.50; both from Habitat.
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