half tea-spoonfuls

teaspoonful

[tee-spoon-fool]
noun, plural teaspoonfuls.
1.
the amount a teaspoon can hold.
2.
a volumetric measure equal to 1/6 fluid ounce (4.9 ml); 1/3 tablespoonful. Abbreviation: t., tsp.

Origin:
1725–35; teaspoon + -ful

half-teaspoonful, adjective, noun


See -ful.
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