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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for a plastic eating utensil having a spoonlike bowl and tines.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A ‘portmanteau-word’ applied to a long, slender spoon having at the end of the bowl projections resembling the tines of a fork.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. trademark for a plastic eating utensil that has both tines and a bowl like a spoon


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