tablespoon


tablespoon

noun

  1. a spoon larger than a teaspoon or a dessert spoon, used in serving food at the table and as a standard measuring unit in recipes.
  2. a tablespoonful.

noun

  1. a spoon, larger than a dessertspoon, used for serving food, etc
  2. Also called: tablespoonful the amount contained in such a spoon
  3. a unit of capacity used in cooking, medicine, etc, equal to half a fluid ounce or three teaspoons

n.1763, from table (n.) + spoon (n.). n.

  1. A measure of about 3 teaspoons or 15 milliliters.

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