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spoon

spoon

 
pronunciation:
spun
parts of speech:
noun, verb
phrases:
born with a silver spoon in one's mouth
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tool with a small, shallow bowl at the end of a handle, used for eating, stirring, serving, or measuring.
 
definition 2: the amount that a spoon will hold.
The recipe called for two spoons of sugar.
phrase: born with a silver spoon in one's mouth
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: spooned, spooning, spoons
definition: to move by using a spoon; scoop up.
She spooned the medicine into her mouth.
derivation: spoonlike (adj.)
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  food, measurement, tool