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addaword.gifdefinition of spoonula

noun
a kitchen implement that is like a spatula but has a spoon-shaped end rather than a flat end. A blend of the words 'spoon' and 'spatula'
In most cases, the business end of a spoonula is made from a heat-resistant material, such as silicone, attached to a long handle which keeps the hands of the cook away from the heat.
Submitted by: Jan U. Kovic on 04/03/2014 13:00:00
Definition of spoonula from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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