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Language: Old English
Origin: spon 'piece of wood split off'

spoon

1 noun
     
spoon
Related topics: Utensils
spoon1 [countable]
1DFU an object that you use for eating, cooking, or serving food. It has a small bowl-shaped part and a long handle
2 a spoonful
spoon of
two spoons of sugar

➔ be born with a silver spoon in your mouth

at born2 (8), dessertspoon, greasy spoon, soup spoon, wooden spoon

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