dessertspoonful

dessertspoonful

[dih-zurt-spoon-fool]
noun, plural dessertspoonfuls.
as much as a dessertspoon can hold: 2½ fluid drams.

Origin:
1870–75; dessertspoon + -ful


See -ful.
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