half spoonful

spoonful

[spoon-fool]
noun, plural spoonfuls.
1.
as much as a spoon can hold.
2.
a small quantity.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English sponeful. See spoon, -ful

half-spoonful, adjective, noun


See -ful.
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spoonful (ˈspuːnˌfʊl)
 
n , pl -fuls
1.  the amount that a spoon is able to hold
2.  a small quantity

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